Where have all the penguins gone?

June 21, 2018 Our Stories 0

TheEver Penguins are always a great source of entertainment. From their comic on-land “Charlie Chaplin waddle” to their masterful underwater flying acrobatics. One cannot help but be entertained by these ocean dwellers and as conservationist Joe Moore so aptly states: “It is impossible to look at a penguin and remain angry.” Only one species of… Read more

Avian Influenza Update

February 20, 2018 Our Stories 0

The highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of avian influenza has caused the death of a small number of African penguins. Although this is cause for concern, there is very little we can do to prevent a possible outbreak.  It is a frustrating situation because our natural reaction is to “DO SOMETHING”. Unfortunately,this is one of those… Read more

World Penguin Day 2017

April 24, 2017 Our Stories 0

You are most probably reading this because just like us you love penguins. They are charismatic creatures with a universal appeal. We love them because of their adorable clumsiness on land, waddling along to the beat of their own rhythm. Penguins are committed partners and will normally stay with one partner for life and they are devoted… Read more

African penguin – carrying a heavy load

February 22, 2017 African penguin - our history African penguin Fact File Our Stories 0

Why are we on the brink of extinction. Some historical facts and current threats.