December 14, 2018

Aquarium joins forces with conservation foundation

In the early 1900s, there were more than 1 million African penguins in the wild. Today, the population is more frequently cited in terms of “breeding pairs,” because it has declined to the point that every egg hatched is of vital importance to the survival of the species.

The number of wild African penguins has declined by more than 90 percent in the last century, and the population has yet to stabilize. There are currently