01/20/2011 03:50 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

National Penguin Awareness Day: PHOTOS Of Penguins

It's that time of year again: National Penguin Awareness Day is today, Jan. 20, 2011.

The annual event is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the penguin. There are many species of penguins, some of which are threatened by climate change, making the Awareness Day even more important.

It's easy to celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day and share it with those you love. Check out these ideas to celebrate the day, including wearing black and white, sending a Penguin Day e-card, replacing your desktop with penguin pictures, or forwarding penguin pictures to your friends.

You can also watch penguins LIVE via these Web cams:

Penguins At the Montreal Biodome (Canada)
Penguins At the New England Aquarium (Boston, MA)
Penguins At Monterey Bay Aquarium (California)

And if it's pictures you prefer -- we've compiled a series of penguin pictures below! Vote on the most picture perfect penguins photo.

National Penguin Awareness Day