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Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders Beach, South Africa

It isn’t difficult to understand why this is called Boulders Beach. Rocks like these are everywhere. But it is the colony of jackass penguins that seem to hold everyone’s fascination.

Penguins at Boulders Beach, South Africa

Penguins at Boulders Beach, South Africa

The colony has grown from two breeding pairs in 1982 to nearly 3,000. What’s most interesting and surprising is the braying sound they make. You’d swear there were some jackasses around.