July 02, 2009
Penguins grooming at the Two Oceans Aquarium – Flickr pic of the day
“As someone fairly new to photography, I found Cape Town a wonderful and inspirational location for taking pictures. At every turn I found interesting images to capture.
“I visited Cape Town’s excellent Aquarium on my first day and whilst looking at the various penguins, I got lucky and captured one of my favourite shots showing the two grooming.”
With over 3000 marine creatures on view – including sharks, turtles and penguins – the Two Oceans Aquarium is one of the finest aquariums in the world. This picture was taken in the Sappi River Meander: This exciting exhibit traces the journey of a typical Western Cape river from its mouth at the ocean to its origins as a stream high up in the mountains. Here, visitors can view the colony of penguins up close, as they hang out in their natural habitat.
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Image © Dominic Goudie aka kikujiro san 2009