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"The Entrance"

This African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) and I waited a long time while he decided whether to go through the gap. At one time he positioned himself just perfectly like this. The bird is also known as the black-footed penguin or the jackass penguin. The species is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at at Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa, Africa.

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