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Different Cormoran species at Dyer Island, South Africa

The Dyer Island Conservation Trust delivers unique conservation and research programmes in the fragile and critically important marine ecosystem at the southern-most tip of Africa. They strive to protect the largest surviving colonies of the endangered African Penguin whose numbers are at an all-time low; the globally important breeding and calving grounds of the Southern Right Whale; and, the world's densest populations of the vulnerable Great White Shark. The island itself host huge colonies of different Cormoran, Tern and Gull-breeding colonies as well as high densities of Sea Lions.

Year: 2012

From album: Biodiversity Hotspot Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Africa fauna Kingdom South wildlife

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