African Penguin Coming Ashore at Dusk

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As dusk falls over Bird Island in Algoa Bay, South Africa, African Penguins return to shore under a golden glow of light after having spent the day feeding out to sea. They come to land through a narrow slipway and have to time their landings perfectly to avoid being smashed by the pounding waves that break upon the rocks.