African black-footed penguin

Updated: Oct 8, 2021

Endemic to the southern African coastline, the species is sadly listed as Endangered! Why? Humans of course. The biggest threats these birds face today are overfishing and plastic pollution!


So don’t be a jackass and please be aware of your seafood consumption and make sure it is sustainably sourced. Refuse single use plastics! Reuse and recycle! Lets keep these little tuxedoed waddlers around!


📸: @leigh_de_necker

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