LIVE FROM AFRICA ROCKS
Play paparazzi and see what the dapper penguin colony is up to, with our live Penguin Cam!
For now, you’re seeing a group of five African penguins in their temporary gig at the Children’s Zoo. But soon, the cameras will all be on the colony at their new Cape Fynbos habitat in Africa Rocks!
Keep up with behind-the-scenes updates, contests, animal stories, and more!
February 3, 2017
The African penguins at the San Diego Zoo will soon have a new home. Construction is underway on the penguin habitat inside the Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks exhibit – the largest expansion in the Zoo’s History.
December 19, 2016
Offering protection, shade, food, denning sites, and vantage points to watch for predators, a kopje (pronounced ko-pee) is much more than a stack of boulders surrounded by seemingly sparse vegetation.
November 29, 2016
On Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, the Zoo’s three aviculturists, along with staff and researchers from SANCCOB, released seven rehabilitated penguins at the Stony Point Nature Reserve, part of the Betty’s Bay marine protected area. Stony Point Nature Preserve is managed by CapeNature.
February 15, 2017
Africa Rocks spotlights the amazing biodiversity found on the African continent, with unusual and striking species ready for their rise to fame.
June 1, 2016
A common question on zoo grounds over the last year has been, “Where are the lemurs?” They are currently living behind the scenes, waiting patiently for their new exhibits in Africa Rocks to be built.