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Contact: Robin Ann Smith
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

This Is The Endangered Black-Footed Penguin, or Spheniscus demersus

Caption: Only one penguin species lives in Africa today, but newly found fossils confirm that as many as four penguin species coexisted on the continent in the past.

Credit: Photo by Daniel Thomas.

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