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Chinstrap Penguins (Pygoscelis Antarcticus) mainly inhabit islands of the Scotia Arc, concentrating in vast colonies on the coast of the South Orkneys, South Shetlands and South Sandwich Islands. Chinstraps have blue-black backs with white cheeks and underparts. A thin black … Continue reading
Antarctic Wildlife Unique The wildlife in Antarctica is unique. It has adapted to a very hostile climate but like all wildlife it has found its niche on the planet. Antarctic wildlife consists mainly of a series of groups of species. … Continue reading
Japanese having a Whale of a Time If and when you visit Antarctica you might have the displeasure of coming across the Japanese whaling fleet along the way.
Birds of the South Polar Regions My first trip to Antarctica in 2001 is when I learned what a Twitcher is, before that I just thought it was someone with a nervous disposition, however it is someone with a passion … Continue reading
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
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
The Royal Penguin If you are planning an Antarctic cruise you may want to get a photo or at least a viewing of these gregarious little fellows. From a distance Royal penguins (Eudyptes schlegeli) can be mistaken for Rockhopper penguins … Continue reading
Rockhopper penguins would have to be one of my favourite penguins. With their bright red eyes, punk hair-do, and feisty nature, they are a cut above the rest. From a distance they can be mistaken for a Royal Penguin as … Continue reading
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