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Simon’s Town Penguins

Posted by Simon Cox April - 6 - 2011 Comments Off on Simon’s Town Penguins

From just two breeding pairs in 1982, the penguin colony has grown to about 3,000 in recent years. This is partly due to the reduction in commercial pelagic trawling in False Bay, which has increased the supply of pilchards and anchovy, which form part of the penguins’ diet.

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