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New Penguins In New England.

The five newest penguin chicks at the New England Aquarium have a big job to do — aside from being incredibly adorable.

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The Day A Brooklyn Penguin Was Stolen

The Penguin Post has learned that on May 9, 1965 a bunch of teenagers made off with a penguin from the New York Aquarium in Coney Island and then took him for a ride on the subway.  249 more words

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14th Anniversary Of The Great Penguin Rescue

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the rescuing of 40,000 African penguins following the Treasure oil spill in 2000 – an animal rescue that still stands as the largest and most successful ever undertaken. 125 more words

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Cape Town: Touring the Peninsula and Volunteering at Fikelela

Our next two days in Cape Town were quite exciting. On Sunday, June 15, our guide Bryan took us on a tour of the peninsula, a winding drive with beautiful scenery, wildlife, delicious food, naughty baboons, and even shark watchers. 373 more words


South African romance part 12

Knysna is a very beautiful coastal town and the next day we spent some time walking around the waterfront.  The boys wanted to find gifts for their parents so we stopped in a few shops.   1,244 more words

Penguins and Points

The Americans next to me in the minivan were remarking how the landscape reminded them of Oregon. At the same time I was thinking how reminiscent it was of parts of Australia – hectares of scrub, rocky outcrops, eucalyptus (a weed in this country, threatening indigenous plants and ‘using lots of water’ according to our driver). 430 more words