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Penguins of Simon's Town

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Just south of Cape Town in South Africa you will find a colony of Penguins in the picturesque village of Simon’s Town.

If you are anything like us, we are suckers for Penguins. They are simply the cutest little things and we can watch them for hours waddle and swim.

The Simon’s Town Penguins are known as the African Penguin or the Jackass Penguin on account of the braying sound that they make. Numbers are slowly coming back thanks to conservation efforts.

Venture down to Boulders Beach where you can walk the boardwalk to get a great view of the colony that settled here in 1985 and has been continuously growing ever since.

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Written by  Dave and Deb.

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The penguins performing antics is as good a sight you can hope to see.Actually there are seventeen species of penguins in all but the African Penguin is the only one to inhabit the African continent and its inshore islands.

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Sounds fantastic. We had to remove your link as in text links don't work in these comment boxes.

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