Emperors Gravity Defying Leap
I can fly! I can fly Well, maybe not. Emperor penguins may be flightless, but as this 2011 shot reveals, they re perfectly adapted to their semi aquaticlifestyle. These penguins can dive more than 1600 feet (500 meters) down for up to 12 minutes. After a completed hunting spree, the birds launch themselves back onto the ice like feathery torpedoes.