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"Spread Those Wings!"

An African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) braying and spreading its wings. The bird is also known as the black-footed penguin or the jackass penguin. They certainly do sound like jackasses with their loud braying! The species is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at iucnredlist.org. Taken at Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa, Africa.

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