When I received a request from the curator of Mitchell Park Zoo for assistance in moving their koi fish from a large pond to a holding tank in an adjacent enclosure, I was confident we would be able to assist.Read more >>
After spending two months fattening up at uShaka Sea World, Timone, a juvenile sub-Antarctic fur seal, was declared ready for release on 17 August 2014.
In preparation for release she was fitted with two plastic flipper tags (both numbered 0114) on her front flippers, as well as a satellite tag on her back.Read more >>
The busy festive season brought thousands of visitors to uShaka Sea World’s penguin rookery, allowing us to share our conservation message. With summer in full swing, the colony of 55 African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) spent time cooling off in its specially chilled pools at uShaka. Although penguins appear clumsy and comical on land, they become sleek underwater predators thanks to their superbly streamlined bodies.Read more >>
On Friday, October 12, 2012, a delivery of fresh kelp presented to our resident South African fur seals (Cape fur seals) was welcomed with flippers wide open.
For the past 10 years uShaka Sea World has been fortunate to receive a quarterly donation of fresh kelp from Kelpak, a Cape Town-based company, which the seals love. They enjoy chewing on the long stems, tugging on the leaves, swimming through and under it, entertaining their trainers in the process.Read more >>
On Friday, October 12, 2012, a delivery of fresh kelp…
On International Penguin Day last year I was listening to…