A group of endangered African penguins walk on a beach at Cape Town’s famous Boulders penguin colony in South Africa on September 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
A group of endangered African penguins walk on a beach at Cape Town’s famous Boulders penguin colony in South Africa on September 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters

More penguins dying from bird flu at South Africa’s Cape Town beach colony

  • At least 28 out of around 3,000 penguins in the colony at Cape Town’s Boulders beach have died from the disease since mid-August, clinical veterinarian says
  • Concern raised for species and other seabirds as virus is contagious between birds

A group of endangered African penguins walk on a beach at Cape Town’s famous Boulders penguin colony in South Africa on September 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
A group of endangered African penguins walk on a beach at Cape Town’s famous Boulders penguin colony in South Africa on September 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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