Tag Archives: SANCCOB saves penguins

World Penguin Day – 25 April 2017

Welcome to ‘the penguin kingdom’ where, with their cartoon good looks, cute antics, cool disposition and celebrated ‘happy feet’, there’s plenty to celebrate. For the record, penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the … Continue reading

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First group of rehabilitated penguins to be released after mystery oil spill

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is releasing the first group of African penguins admitted to its centre in Cape St. Francis following a recent mystery oil spill in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth). Thirty oiled … Continue reading

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Adopt and save an African penguin chick this Christmas

Every year around Christmas SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) admits hundreds of small fluffy African penguin chicks abandoned by their parents in the colonies. Without intervention by SANCCOB and its partners in conservation, these … Continue reading

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Simon's Town Penguin Festival

Simon’s Town Penguin Festival: 13 October 2012 Venue: Bellevue road, upper & lower parking lot in front of Boulders Beach Lodge and restaurant, Simon’s Town Time: 10h00- 15h00 Entrance: Free The Simon’s Town Penguin Festival is an annual festival of … Continue reading

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