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

The Penguin Keepers- those keeping African penguins in the wild and from extinction

November 12, 2017 Our Stories 0

  South Africa has been buzzing about a new book by veteran journalist, Jaques Pauw. The revelations in the President’s Keepers explains how South Africa is currently a literal magnification of the words spoken by Lord Acton in 1887 – “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” A good story to tell We would… Read more

Earning your colours, an African penguin perspective.

October 14, 2017 Our Stories 0

On Saturday, 14 October we released a few of our recovered patients back into the welcoming waves of the big blue. The group was representative of all the sea-going ages. In the world of the African penguin you need to earn your colours. This is a quick guide to assist you with African penguin age… Read more

Did we miss World Veterinary Day?

May 3, 2017 Our Stories 0

Penguins and their vet.

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