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Penguin Festival in Simon’s Town 10 Nov 2018

Book your accommodation now for the annual Penguin Festival in Simon’s Town on Saturday, 10 November, to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day! Get 10% discount on Bed & Breakfast: give reference – “Penguin Festival” to claim. From kids and foodies to birders and conservationists, there’s something for everyone. General admission is FREE and entry into …

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Celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day at our 15th annual Penguin Festival in collaboration with SANParks (Table Mountain National Park). Certain to appeal to everyone from kids and foodies to birders and conservationists, the event kicks off at 10h00 on Seaforth Beach with a release of rehabilitated African penguins. Witnessing the release of penguins back to …

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The African Penguin – The Boulders Colony

Scientific Facts Scientific Name: Spheniscus Demersus spheniscus = Greek, small wedge (their formation when swimming) demersus = Latin, plunging Class: Aves Average Statistics: Weight – 2,1 To 3,7 kilograms (4.63 To 8.16 pounds) Height – 50 cm (19.7 inches) Description Penguins are flightless, aquatic birds, which live in the southern oceans in climates as varied as Antarctica …

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