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Penguin, African
 
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Scientific Name:
Spheniscus demersus
Location(s):
Africa, Angola, Central Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Global, KwaZulu Natal Province, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
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IUCN
The Namibian population was estimated at c.5,000 breeding pairs in 2008, and the South African population at c.21,000 breeding pairs in 2009 (R. Crawford in litt. 2010), thus, the figure used here is 52,000 mature individuals, roughly equating to 75,000-80,000 individuals in total. ...
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Wikipedia
The African Penguin was one of the many bird species originally described by Linnaeus in the landmark 1758 10th edition of his Systema Naturae, where he grouped it with the Wandering Albatross on the basis of its bill and nostril morphology and gave it the name Diomedea demersa.[ 2] ...
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