Budding penguin love offers new hope for a troubled species

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The outlook for African penguins in the wild may not be positive but—in at least one breeding program—a budding love is offering hope for the species.

After months of effort, Sinclair, a female African penguin at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco—is starting to show signs of a connection with a new mate.