Rangers nab 12 more penguins for cleanup

Up to 40 birds believed to be affected by Algoa Bay oil spill so far

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The threat to seabirds from even a small oil spill is becoming apparent in the wake of the bunkering incident in Algoa Bay at the weekend.

SANParks officials said 12 more heavily oiled African penguins were captured on St Croix Island and brought to Port Elizabeth to be cleaned and treated on Tuesday, and 20 more heavily oiled birds that have not yet been caught were spotted sitting on eggs...

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