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Published: September 9, 2012

An African penguin being washed by staff at the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, SANCCOB, after it was found covered in oil on Robben Island near Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Around fifty five penguins have been found covered in oil from a spillage by the Turkish stricken bulk carrier the Seli One. The birds are being cleaned and will be returned to the wild after recuperating.

Schalk van Zuydam/AP Photo

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