Cape Town is synonymous with many things, like Table Mountain, picturesque landscapes, beautiful beaches, and of course our iconic African penguin.
On Friday, 13 January 2017, a juvenile Northern Rockhopper penguin was reunited with her colony at the Two Oceans Aquarium after being successfully hatched and hand-reared by the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB)
One of the endangered African penguins injured in a recent car accident in Simon’s Town, South Africa has been successfully rehabilitated and released back into the wild.
Two vehicles were involved in a car accident in Simon’s Town, South Africa, killing an African penguin and injuring a second.
A 19 year old penguin, rescued by SANCCOB in 1997, has been released after recent oil spill.
Watch the first rehabilitated endangered African penguins be released in Cape St Francis this Saturday, after recovering from mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay.
Rehabilitation of oiled penguins continues at SANCCOB in the Eastern Cape
SANCCOB rescues 30 penguins from an oil spill in the Eastern Cape.
Captive born penguins released back into the wild.
A successful penguin release at Burgher’s Walk Restoration Project in Simon’s Town.
Burghers’ Walk Restoration Project protecting Cape Town’s endangered penguins from tourists, domestic animals and cars!
Endangered African penguins waddle their way to freedom in Simon’s Town.
A child with a big heart saves up to adopt two African penguin chicks.
The Penguin Holiday Festival in December was full of fun with penguins being released at Seal Point Lighthouse, golf tournaments and cheese and wine tasting.
A total of 543 abandoned African penguin chicks have been admitted to SANCCOB during the festive season.
The season of giving is fast approaching so why don’t you adopt a penguin this Christmas?
The fun, comedy and penguins that made this years National Penguin Day a flapping success!
Head on over to Simon’s Town this Saturday for penguins, fun and festivities.