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Conservation Status: In 2010, the African penguin was re-classified as Endangered on the IUCN red list. The population size has decreased with numbers falling to around 10,000 breeding pairs left in the wild. Threats include oil spills, over fishing of surrounding waters and changes in the environment, such as loss of habitat and global-warming-induced shifts in currents and atmospheric conditions
SANCCOB (The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) partners with organizations around the world and is known as a leader in seabird conservation and rehabilitation. Through rehabilitation of sea birds, public education and conservation programming, SANCCOB is responsible for making a positive, direct impact on the wild seabird populations.
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Penguins, ENDANGERED | Plight of the African Penguin
Conservation Status: In 2010, the African penguin was re-classified as Endangered on the IUCN red list. The population size has decreased  with numbers falling to around 10,000 breeding pairs left in the wild.  Threats include oil spills, over fishing of surrounding waters and changes in the environment, such as loss of habitat and global-warming-induced shifts in currents and atmospheric conditions <br />
SANCCOB (The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) partners with organizations around the world and is known as a leader in seabird conservation and rehabilitation. Through rehabilitation of sea birds, public education and conservation programming, SANCCOB is responsible for making a positive, direct impact on the wild seabird populations.