Archive For The “Antarctic” Category
This young baby Southern Fur Seal was just lying there among a group of penguins. This shows how they all interact in the Antarctic. His mother came back a few minutes later.
Taken on a clear day, one can see the penguins in the background, as well as the beautiful mountains of the Antarctic.
This fur seal was jumping in and out of the waves in the Antarctic.
Three young fur seals playing in the Antarctic surf.
My wife Kathy was sitting on the beach and this three-week-old baby elephant seal came up and nudged her and preened for her. He would not hurt her, as he doesn’t have any teeth yet, but was very curious.
This young elephant seal was lying on the beach and arching and scratching himself.
This chinstrap penguin was standing on a pebble beach – just one of the many types of Antarctic penguins. As you can see, its name is appropriate.
These penguins burrow and nest in soft sandy areas. They are native to the Strait of Magellan, hence the name.
These penguins are great climbers and don’t mind jumping up and onto large rocks. They typically nest high up, climbing up steep slopes.
King penguins are very gentle, and will come right up to us.