African Penguin Receives Endangered Species Act Protection

September 28, 2010 by  

A species of penguin from Africa 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 as endangered.
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