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Antarctic Tour, Cruise and Voyage Guide Pt1

Preparing for your Antarctic Cruise, Voyage or Tour I know when I went to Antarctica I prepared before going a “Must Do List”. This is a reminder list or goal setting list of the thing you want to achieve while … Continue reading

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The Sub Antarctic Chinstrap Penguin

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

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Wildlife in Antarctica

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

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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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Where to see a Royal Penguin on your Antarctic cruise

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

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