LIVE FROM AFRICA ROCKS
Play paparazzi and see what the dapper penguin colony is up to, with our live Penguin Cam!
You're watching a live stream of African penguins in their big, new habitat in Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks. You might also spot some of their pool mates, leopard sharks. But don't worry, the two species get along swimmingly!
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June 29, 2017
The San Diego Zoo has been home to hundreds of species of animals in its 101-year history. However, when 12 leopard sharks began moving into the all-new Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks, it marked the first time the Zoo has ever displayed sharks.
June 26, 2017
The most striking feature of a gelada Theropithecus gelada is a hairless, pink or red, hourglass-shaped patch of skin on its chest. But chances are, you’ve never been this close to a gelada—if you’ve seen one at all.
June 22, 2017
It’s a monumental week for African penguins at the San Diego Zoo. After initial introductions to their new habitat, the curious colony explored the cobble beach, plodded into the pool and swam throughout the deep end, surveying their expansive underwater world.
May 29, 2017
One glance across the sweeping vista of an African savanna reveals an element that stands head and shoulders above the rest—kopjes. These astonishing microhabitats are home to unique flora and fauna.
May 22, 2017
From the top of the 65-foot-high Rady Falls—the largest human-made waterfall in San Diego—to the bottom of a pool with West African dwarf crocodiles—among the smallest crocodilian species in the world—the West African Forest habitat in Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks covers a lot of territory.