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Water is precious – human beings cannot survive without it. In South Africa, it is also a scarce resource. Locally, laws have been put in place to deter people from wasting valuable water.
More details about this year’s Waddle For A Week will follow soon, but we thought we’d entice you with this for now…
We’ve had quite a few staff changes at the Aquarium of late and we thought you might like to hear more about who is who and what they are up to.
In all my years at the Aquarium, I’ve learned so much. Much more than what can be recounted in one simple blog. A lot of the things, facts, lessons – call them what you will – relate to marine animals and the marine environment. Like, did you know clownfish all start off as males? If something happens to the dominant female, the dominant male changes into a female.
Personally, I cannot imagine that many working people begin their day in as unique a way as I do! I am greeted each morning by the loud, welcoming chorus of African and rockhopper penguins. Taking care of 14 African penguins and seven rockhopper penguins makes for very interesting and entertaining social interactions daily.