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Ms Kristen Hannigan, senior trainer of Atlanta's Georgia Aquarium, helping to release 23 African penguins at Stony Point near Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday.

The chicks, abandoned along the coast of South Africa several weeks ago, were rehabilitated by experts from the aquarium and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds.

The population of the endangered species has dropped 60 per cent in the past 30 years.

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