Apparently, The North Wind has had it's computer system hacked into before. The villains that hacked into their system before also had trouble with the microphone and video-feed as short fuse comments that, "every-time a villain calls in this happens."
Even though this film isn't canon to the TV series, Rico's ability to choke things up has finally been escalated to the levels seen in the series, and he has grown a similar mohawk, suggesting the writers had his abilities in mind.
This is the only Madagascar film not scored by Han Zimmer, as it is instead scored by Lorne Balfe, who previously composed some additional music for the previous two film.
Thus, it is also Lorne Balfe's first solo score in a DreamWorks Animation film.
After Rico is swallowed the egg form of Private, Rico and the rest of the penguins fell to the iceberg then the egg form of Private is outside.