Little Penguins are the smallest penguin in the world and are the only species that live and breed in Australia. This documentary focuses on the penguin colony that live on Western Australia's, Penguin Island. The island's Discovery Centre houses a small group of rescued penguins, which have either been injured, orphaned or abandoned as chicks. Australian Penguins gives an insight into their amazing stories of survival and all the funny things this group of Little Penguins get up to.


Just off the coast of Western Australia is an amazing island, Penguin Island. This small limestone island is home to an amazing diversity of natural wildlife - from the smallest species of penguin in the world, to the largest species of pelican, this island is truly a unique environment. Out of all of Western Australia's coastal locales, Penguin Island has attracted a unique combination of wildlife. These varied creatures have chosen to make it nature's nursery, claiming it as an ideal place to raise their young. The main focus of this documentary is to spread an understanding about the various elements which attract such a diversity of wildlife to this amazing environment and fragile ecosystem.

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  • Rob Nichols
  • No. discs 1
  • Running time 53 + 52 min
  • Audio format 2.0
  • Region 4
  • Format PAL
  • Color COLOUR
  • Language English
  • Catalogue No. DAVID3741
  • Aspect ratio 16:9
  • Subtitles None

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