Antarctica

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Emperor penguin pair in courtship ritual with chick, Aptenodytes forsteri. Dawson-Lambton glacier, Weddell Sea, Antarctica (November) Image: BBC [

tags: nature, birds, Antarctica, emperor penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, David Attenborough, streaming video This is a chance to see amazing images from deep inside the frozen inland areas of Antarctica. The BBC natural history masterpiece, Planet Earth, documents the gruelling and heroic winter life of male Emperor Penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, that breed in almost impossibly cold…

Video created by The Sneer Review. Since I have recently developed quite a history of visiting cold and snowy places, often during the winter (remember Morris, Minnesota in January? Or how about Helsinki, Finland in November, then again in February?), I wish to preserve that tradition. I am competing for the opportunity to go to…

tags: nature, birds, Antarctica, Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, Leopard Seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, David Attenborough, streaming video Emperor Penguins, Aptenodytes forsteri, return from the seas to feed their young. Dramatic scenes unfold as they hesitate at the edge of the Antarctic sea ice after spotting a Leopard Seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, on the prowl under the Antarctic…

Antarctica: You Know What To Do!

Image: courtesy of Bob O’Hara, author of Deep Thoughts and Silliness. Vote for me here.

Image: courtesy of Bob O’Hara, author of Deep Thoughts and Silliness. Vote for me here.

Image: courtesy of Bob O’Hara, author of Deep Thoughts and Silliness. Vote for me here.

Image: courtesy of Bob O’Hara, author of Deep Thoughts and Silliness. Vote for me here. According to my vote count, I owe more than 2000 people belly rubs. Hrm.

Update: Antarctic Vote Count

Image: Sneer Review. The current Antarctic Trip Vote count is as follows; 6800 – 3095 – 2010 – 1947 – 1262 out of 617 candidates registered. With less than 2 weeks remaining, things are heating up and voting is changing rapidly as previous voters reassign their votes and new voters cast theirs for the first…