Letter from the Chairman
Dear Valued Friend of SANCCOB
This year SANCCOB celebrates its 44th anniversary and we’re very proud that our efforts over the past years have led to over 90 000 African penguins and other vulnerable seabirds being rehabilitated in Southern Africa.
SANCCOB Celebrates African Penguin Awareness Day
Saturday, 13 October, SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) and numerous other local and international organisations, zoos and aquariums celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day (APAD). APAD is a day dedicated to raising worldwide awareness about the plight of the endangered African penguin. SANCCOB, together with SANParks and Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant, hosted the 12th annual Simon’s Town Penguin Festival to commemorate APAD.