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10.2 A skua bathing pool and 'rest and recreation' area near Whaler's Harbour, Deception Island  

10. Other Wildlife 10.2 A skua bathing pool and 'rest and recreation' area near Whaler's Harbour, Deception Island

10. Other Wildlife

June 3rd 2008
The wildlife on the land around the Antarctic Peninsular is dominated by penguins and, to a lesser extent, resting seals. However, one is certainly aware of skuas because they can be seen in all of the penguin rookeries where they attack and devour disabled and abandoned chicks. Cormorants are also quite common and we did see a rookery near the Almirante Brown Station in Paradise Bay. These b ... read more
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 Flag Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
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