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8.1 A gentoo penguin rookery  

8. Penguins 8.1 A gentoo penguin rookery

There is a pink algal growth on the snow in the background.
8. Penguins

June 5th 2008
I had a laminated poster in my lab of emperor, I think, penguins crossing a small ice shelf in the half light towards their rookery. I had sub-titled it 'When the going gets tough the tough get going'. I had hoped that this would provide some inspiration to those slothful students that passed through from time to time! So, it was with some anticipation that I came down to Antarctica to, ... read more
Antarctica » Antarctica

 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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