Elusive leopard kill 33 penguins at Stony Point

Betties Bays’ elusive but well-loved leopard created havoc at the African penguin colony at Stony Point last week. Social media buzzed with excitement and concern about the fate of the leopard. Cape Nature, who took over the management of the Stony Point penguin colony in June 2014 issued this statement on their Facebook Page; “We have proactively increased nocturnal patrols and introduced additional scent deterrents … Continue reading Elusive leopard kill 33 penguins at Stony Point

Psst, Buddy, That Cute Penguin Is Making Eyes At You..

To Save African Penguins, Humans Set Up a Dating Service GREENSBORO, N.C. — When the African penguins Derek and Geirfugl were given their own room last spring, keepers at the Greensboro Science Center questioned whether they liked each other enough to take their relationship to the next level. Derek was more interested in interacting with her human keepers than with other penguins. And when she … Continue reading Psst, Buddy, That Cute Penguin Is Making Eyes At You..