South African Penguins Dying of Avian Flu

October 3, 2022

More penguins have died from avian flu at the colony at Cape Town's Boulders Beach, a popular tourist attraction and an important breeding site in South Africa, raising concerns for the species and for other seabirds. “It’s not a large number of birds that are affected at this point compared to the approximately 3,000 penguins in Boulders Beach, we don’t know where we are on that trajectory,” said Dr. David Roberts, clinical veterinarian. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer explains.

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