Marine Bird Rehabilitation in Port Elizabeth

2018-02-16T09:56:28+02:00Feb 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

In the late 1960s, a remarkable woman named Althea Louise Burman Westphal set up a temporary station at her home in Claremont to treat oiled penguins, after realising that the SPCA’s facilities were not suitable for this task. The Esso Essen spill was the first of the major recognised spills and Althea began rehabilitating 60 [...]