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African penguin

Spheniscus demersus


My 200th Spotting!!


The African penguin is a pursuit diver and feeds primarily on fish and squid. Once extremely numerous, the African penguin is declining due to a combination of threats and is classified as endangered. It is a charismatic species and is popular with tourists.

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Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 7 years ago

Thx Joshua!

JoshuaGSmith 7 years ago

Awesome bird! Keep up the good work!

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 8 years ago

thx Tiz!!

Tiz 8 years ago

Great job on that one! Congraulations on 200!

Jared Hersch
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Jared Hersch

Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Jun 12, 2014
Submitted on Jul 12, 2014

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