African Penguin Added To Endangered Spieces Act

The Penguin Post has learned that the African Penguin commonly known as the Jackass Penguin is now protected by the Endangered Species Act of 1973, following the publication of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service final listing determination in today’s Federal Register. The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), a species native to Namibia and South Africa, has been listed officially as endangered.

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