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"Un pingouin met son œuf sur les pattes."

Translation:A penguin puts its egg on its feet.

April 5, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Betsy134556

Isn't it the female penguin who lays eggs? Why was "her egg. . .her feet" marked wrong? (I understand the males share the work too.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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The female penguin lays a single egg that is incubated exclusively by the male. The male holds it on its legs covering it with a kind of fold that it has in the lower part of its abdomen.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VeledaLorakeet

Still this is not a biology study. If her egg and her feet is grammatically ok, it should not be marked wrong.

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