jackass penguin

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Noun1.jackass penguin - small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call
penguin - short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers
genus Spheniscus, Spheniscus - type genus of the Spheniscidae: jackass penguins
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Also featured is The Penguin Protectors, a film following a group of dedicated South African conservationists trying to save the African penguin from extinction.
"It appears that commercial fishing has changed the game rules for the worse for the African penguins. When animals are taking rare prey anyway, even small changes in the ecosystem stemming from human activities can be the straw that breaks the camel's back in terms of breeding success, and this seems to be the case for the African penguin, whose population is now just 1% of what it was 100 years ago," said Wilson.
BACK IN TIME Thomas P Peschak, Germany/South Africa March 11, 2017 A historic photo of an African penguin colony, taken in the 1890s, is a stark contrast to the declining numbers seen in 2017 in the same location, on Halifax Island, Namibia.
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As a class, discuss the habitat of the African penguin.
Penguin Awareness Day fell on Friday, and in addition to the famous King penguins, Taipei Zoo hoped the public could notice a rarer species living next door - the African penguin.
We went to see the endearing jackass penguins, so-called because of their unrefined singing voices that resemble those of braying jackasses, at the African Penguin Colony in Boulder's Beach home.
It is one of the few worldwide conservation meetings which attracts people working on all seven continents and is for the second time being hosted in South Africa where the African penguin (endemic to Southern Africa) continues to decline.
But, we're really grappling with the problem of the lack of food and the role that fisheries play in causing the collapse of, for example, African penguin populations.
The Aquarium of Niagara keeps four kinds of penguins locked up in its facility, the Chinstrap, Humboldt, Emperor and African penguins. The African penguin is on the endangered species list, the Humboldt is listed as threatened and near endangered and the Emperor is near threatened.
Upcoming activities include the Penguin 5K Run & Walk to support African penguin research and conservation efforts; Fall-o-Ween Fest, which includes haunted storytellers, games, and interactive activities; and Winter Waterland, a holiday celebration providing festive entertainment, including Santa and his elf swimming with the beautiful fish.

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