Watch | Cape Town Penguins star in new Netflix series ‘Penguin Town’

Penguin Town

Netflix recently released the first trailer for its upcoming docuseries Penguin Town. The eight-episode feature is narrated by Patton Oswalt and follows the lives of a group of endangered African penguins living on the shores of Simon’s Town in The Western Cape.

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The show will document the eclectic group of Penguins as they flock together to find mates, raise families and mingle with locals and tourists. Penguin Town will be available to stream on Netflix on June 16, 2021. Watch the official trailer (and read the full synopsis) below.

Penguin Town“You’ve never met penguins like these before. Forget ice and snow, this rowdy colony of African penguins are hitting the sun-drenched beaches and breaking all the rules. Every summer, these tuxedoed birds vie for prime real estate on the sandy shores of Simon’s Town, south of Cape Town, and stir things up. While humans apply sunblock and wax their surfboards, these endangered little guys, who have adapted to heat and can travel long distances, are causing traffic jams in the streets and bringing mayhem to this tropical paradise. Their mission: find a mate, make babies and not go extinct! Filled with boisterous shenanigans and loads of adorable penguins — from the troublemaking “Car Park Gang” to the sweet and cuddly newlyweds Mr. & Mrs C. — this eight-part series from Red Rock Films about the real lives of African penguins brings flipper-flapping fun and drama.”Netflix

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