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South Africa is the perfect place for those who are in love with untouched, exotic and wild nature. I recently visited Cape Town and its surroundings. 1,229 more words


Fishing Ban Helps South African Penguin Chicks

The Penguin Post has learned that the survival of endangered African penguin chicks increased by 18% following a trial three-year fishery closure around Robben Island in South Africa, a new study from the University of Exeter has found. 357 more words

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No-fishing zone boosts Robben Island penguins

Long-term outlook for African penguins still poor

Staff Report

FRISCO — Biologists say a no-fishing zone around South Africa’s Robben Island has benefited endangered penguins, showing how even small protected marine zones can help conservation efforts. 354 more words


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Two Very Different Items

My Dad wrestling with a crocodile – not something you see every day.

These penguins look very much alike, but there are two of them and they do look very cute. 42 more words

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Day 14|The Cape

After our adventure in shark diving in Gansbaai, we continued our trek to Cape Town, where we would spend out last day. The drive took only two hours and we arrived at the President Protea hotel, which had been opened by Mandela. 1,450 more words


Association of Zoos & Aquariums chooses Newport Aquarium to publicly detail international endangered species campaign

Newport Aquarium’s AZA accreditation extended through 2019

NEWPORT, Ky. — On Endangered Species Day, an international initiative to help save species from extinction and restore them to healthy sized populations in the wild was publicly announced to the world from… 617 more words

9 reasons we ❤️‍ penguins

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re throwing the spotlight on Adventure Aquarium’s African penguin colony during our Mother’s Day Penguin Weekend, May 9 & 10. 46 more words