Faulty signals are leading young penguins to a once-rich feeding spot now spoiled by overfishing and climate change, according to a new study – the first ever to find an ‘ecological trap’ in the ocean.
Down at the coast, a young female penguin is returning from an exhausting 50 km mile) fishing trip. As she arrives back at her clutch of eggs the father, her life-long partner, heads for the sea- it’s his turn to feed.
One of the African penguins at the National Aviary gets a close look at Elyana Wilson, 18 months, of Squirrel Hill and her stuffed penguin. The aviary was holding an African Penguin Awareness weekend to help bring awareness to the endangered penguin. Robin Rombach/Post-Gazette #Pittsburgh
Marine Protected Areas are Crucial to Save the African Penguin (And More)
The African Penguins at Simon's Town are so adorable! However, it is a threatened species. At the Boulders Penguin Colony, you can see them living in their natural environment: turquoise water and fine sandy beach.