April 2018: African Penguin

African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus)

World Penguin Day takes place on April 25th, and to honor this special day, FaunaFocus will be featuring the African penguin throughout the month of April 2018.

This achromatic bird is the only penguin found in Africa and is listed as an endangered species by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Create art inspired by the African penguin and share it in the FaunaFocus Discord Server or on social media with #faunafocus. Learn about more ways to get involved with FaunaFocus!


Event Date Time (CDT)
SketchAlong April 13 9:00 pm
CreateAlong April 27 9:00 pm
Free-For-All: Deadline April 27 12:00 pm
Free-For-All: Livestream April 28 9:00 pm


Image | © Bernard DUPONT, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-SA 2.0)


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