07-November-2014Tom, the giant Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon penguin mascot, lead a 'colony' of 53 pre-schoolers from Open Day Care (Vrygrond) on an educational beach clean-up held on 30 October 2014 at Muizenberg beach. Under guidance of SANCCOB saves seabirds Education team, the excited youngsters did their bit for the ocean by collecting litter on Muizenberg’s main beach alongside Tom the Penguin.
23 October 2014
On 11 October organisations around the world celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day, a day dedicated to raising worldwide awareness about the plight of the endangered African penguin. SANCCOB (Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) and South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated APAD with a unique penguin festival and a star-studded benefit auction in aid of their African penguin conservation projects.