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Waddle for a Week 2014 – Day 1: Gansbaai to Stanford

Waddle for a Week 2014 – Day 1: Gansbaai to Stanford By Katja Rockstroh / 10 March 2014

On Monday 10 March 2014, 16 waddlers set off on another awareness campaign in support of the endangered African penguin. Where 100 years ago there were more than 1.5-million African penguins swimming around, today there are only 18 000 breeding pairs left to sustain the whole population.

May the Force be with you, Yoda

May the Force be with you, Yoda By Two Oceans Aquarium / 7 February 2014

Two Oceans Aquarium staff bid bon voyage on Thursday to a rehabilitated green turtle, affectionately known as Yoda. Yoda was released back into the ocean in warm water some 15 nautical miles off Cape Point after eight months in rehabilitation at the Aquarium.

The journey from ocean to Aquarium

The journey from ocean to Aquarium By Renée Leeuwner – Assistant Communications & Sustainability Manager at Two Oceans Aquairum / 5 February 2014

Most overseas aquariums acquire their animals from companies that collect the specimens for them. But the Two Oceans Aquarium is different. We focus on animals and plants found around our coast, and our collections team is responsible for collecting what we need.

A ground-breaking day at the Aquarium

A ground-breaking day at the Aquarium By Stuart Buchanan / 28 January 2014

It is oFISHial – construction has started for the new predator exhibit coming soon to the Two Oceans Aquarium!

Representatives from the V&A Waterfront joined project managers and team members involved in the construction of the new site, as well as staff from the Aquarium, for a special ground-breaking ceremony, which heralded the beginning of our latest development.

Flickr: clownfish up close

Flickr: clownfish up close 25 January 2014

This photo, taken by Natalie Shuttleworth, perfectly captures the colourful, curious nature of the Western clownfish, found in what is commonly know as our Nemo exhibit.