Why do we love these African Penguins 12 oz. enamel mugs? Enamel mugs are just nostalgic. They look awesome and feel great. They're perfect for little hands because they're mega durable. If you're camping (in a park or your backyard) did you know enamelware can go right on the fire? We love these mugs and hope you do too. Start your own collection or share as a gift. White-rimmed, enamel coated stainless steel. Exclusively branded for Erie Zoo.The mission of the Erie Zoo is to nurture an appreciation of the world and provide the community with meaningful educational and recreational experiences that foster a greater sense of awareness, stewardship and conservation of animals and plants. Learn more about Erie Zoo at: https://www.eriezoo.org
Thank You So Much for Shopping in Behalf of Erie Zoo! Our goal is to raise $10 million through the generosity of those who want to be a part of writing the next chapter of our Zoo’s history. Join the transformational progress of our city - and create more Wild Open Spaces for our Zoo. 50% of your purchases from this shop that features some of our special animals (as well as any purchases you make site-wide) go directly to help Wild Open Spaces grow and improve. Please remember to indicate 'Erie Zoo' as the beneficiary of your donation at check-out.
Original artwork © 2008 Samara E. King & TwoBee, LLC rendered in color pencil for the California Academy of Sciences.
Not every penguin lives in the snow and ice! African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus) make their home along the coast of South Africa - a climate similar to central California. Agile and graceful under water, they ‘fly’ through the water fast enough to chase down schools of fish. Threats facing African penguins include guano collecting, oil spills, competition with commercial fishing, egg collecting and loss of habitat. African penguins are listed as ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.