Annually we have to remove African penguin chicks from Dyer Island, to treat and rehabilitate at the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary – APSS, while their parents on the island finish moulting.
African penguins go through a season where they moult, replacing their feathers for new ones. During this process the penguins are not “water proof,” preventing them from swimming and caring for their young. If we did not intervene the chicks will starve and the population will continue to decline.
The number of chicks that will now be in our care will require more time, resources and especially fish. We need YOUR help!
We need YOUR help to feed these little penguins, by donating to the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary.