Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Antarctic Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis Mitochondrial The Gentoo penguin is a classic penguin of which many fictional penguin characters have been modeled from, including Tux the Linux mascot penguin. They are easily identified by their yellow feet, orange bill and little white … Continue reading

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Tourist Cruises to Antarctica and Sub Antarctica.

Tourist Ships visit Sub-Antarctica There are many tour operators that conduct cruises and voyages to the Antarctica region. The Sub Antarctica region is one of the areas the frequent the most as it is relatively the easiest to access and … Continue reading

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The Southern Elephant Seal Bull (Mirounga leonina).

Or – Big Bad Blubbery Bulls. These enormous mammals are a sight to behold. I recall the first time I came across a male Elephant Seal bull on one of the islands off Casey in Antarctica, I was impressed at … Continue reading

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