A group of about 100 African penguins are released into the sea near Cape Town.
A group of about 100 African penguins are released into the sea near Cape Town September 16, 2005 after recovering at the SANCCOB (South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) rehabilitation centre. About 400 of these endangered birds were treated by volunteers at the centre after being affected by an oil slick. Conservation officials suspect the oil spill may have been the result of vessels illegally flushing bilges off the South African coast. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings MH/JJ