June 2017 found my family and me at the Monterey Bay Aquarium for the first time. If you’ve never been, go- it’s one of my favorite places in the world. My passion for conservation started at a young age (thank you, Steve Irwin) and has only grown as I’ve gotten older. Naturally, I was drawn to one of the feeding-time talks in the African penguin exhibit. I learned that these penguins are endangered. After the presentation, I hung back to talk to one of the staff members.
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