Stuffed Animal Penguins Are Here!
Do you love Penguins?
Many people do. They are soft, cuddly, huggable, adorable, and irresistible. It's literally love at first sight. Children can't resist them and will sleep easy with their favorite penguin by their side. For newborn babies, the contrasting black and white colors of a penguin are great for developing their eyes. Adults love them for their cute faces and become avid collectors. I actually think that the appeal of penguins is what made Happy Feet and Happy Feet 2 such popular movies. The 2005 documentary, March of the Penguins, made people aware how the life of Emperor penguins can be heroic. Living in the harsh, deep freeze of Antarctica, the penguins mate, have a little baby penguin and take turns to look after their little one until it grows up to be an adult penguin whereupon the cycle starts again. Among the different types of penguins, the Emperor penguin is the largest species, averaging at about 3'7" tall and weighing in at 75 pounds. The smallest penguin species is The Little Blue Penguin with an average height of 1'4" and weighing in at 2.2 pounds. The Emperors live in cold climate, whereas The Little Blue Penguins live in the warmer waters near New Zealand and South Australia. There are approximately 17-18 types of penguins.
The penguins' greatest enemy is oil spill. Oil spills are a challenge to penguins because if they get caught in a big oil slick, oil will cling to their feathers. They can't clean themselves because they run the risk of ingesting the oil. The other greatest enemy is icebergs. When chunks of icebergs break apart, sometimes they obstruct the penguins normal routine and may be unable to reach food and shelter.
Here is a great collection of cute penguin dolls and toys to collect or give away as gifts.
Baby Emperor Penguins
This 8-inch stuffed baby penguin doll is so soft, cuddly, and adorable, you can't help but hug it. If you want a bigger baby penguin doll, then at 12" Flopsie might be for you. Both plush baby penguin dolls are from Aurora, a leading maker of plush dolls.
My Pillow Pets Penguin
This 18" penguin plush doll is also a pillow! Open the velcro closure and your cuddly pet becomes a snuggly pillow. It's machine washable and fluffs dry.
This 11" penguin plush is so handy for younger children and much easier to carry around for overnights and long car rides.
Emperor Penguin and Baby
Mama and baby are so soft and cuddly with leathery feet! Mama is 12" tall with a beanbag base so that it won't tip over easily. Baby is 4" tall.
Melisssa & Doug Penguin
This penguin doll is almost 2 feet tall and realistic looking but still so cute and huggable. It's very well made and easily stands on its own.
Waddles and Admiral from Ty
Waddles is so cute, soft, hand-made and part of the Beanie Baby collection. 10" tall and looks like he's ready to waddle towards you.
Admiral is a noble Emperor Penguin with a more realistic look, also handmade, and still soft and cuddly. Admiral stands at 12" tall.
Penguin from Gund
It has authentic colorings and markings. Understuffed so that it is cuddly and huggable. He is made to lie on his belly and measures 11" long with silky fur.
Webkinz Penguin from Ganz
So soft and 10" tall. Penguin doll comes with an internet code where the penguin can be named on a website and child can play games on the computer.
Perry the flip flopping Penguin
This cute and whimsical penguin is super soft, durable, has a realistic look and was made to lie on its belly.
Penguin Peek-a-Boo Plush Pillow
It's a stuffed animal penguin that also becomes a pillow. At the back is a zipper, zip it open and it becomes a pillow with a penguin on it. Soft, cuddly and cute.
Emperor Penguin from Wild Republic
Has realistic markings and super-soft with realistic coloring and very soft. Made to lie down, not stand up and is 30" long.
I know that this is not a stuffed animal, but this luggage set was just so darned cute and make a great gift. It's a hardshell roll-on wheelie with a matching backpack. The retractable handle is adjustable for the adult as well as for the child.
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