ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUIN. The African Penguin is becoming endangered because of a couple of reasons. One reason is that there is over fishing where they live and that means that they can't find food as easily because fish is their main food source.What are African penguins?
The African penguin is a banded penguin, placed in the genus Spheniscus. The other banded penguins are the African penguin's closest relatives, and are all found mainly in the Southern Hemisphere: the Humboldt penguin and Magellanic penguins found in southern South America, and the Galápagos penguin found in the Pacific Ocean near the equator.What are Penguins in Africa?
The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin is a species of penguin, confined to southern African waters.