Wildlife of Antarctica

Gentoo Penguin

When in Antarctica you see a lot of penguins and seals. Crabeater and leopard seals sleeping and resting on Icebergs. Making your way around Icebergs in the Zodiac you can get very close to them.

Minke whale breaching the surface
Minke Whale breaching the surface
Minke whale going under the boat
Minke whale going under the Zodiac

Mammals like the Minke whale can be seen through out the day from the ship. Also coming close to the Zodiac without fear. The Humpback whale is also around in large numbers. getting very close at times.

Humpback whale check out zodiac
Humpback whale checking out the Zodiac

Close encounters with a humpback whale. checking out the people in the Zodiac.

Breaching Humpback whale
Breaching Humpback Whale,Antactica

Humpback whale breaching as the ship makes its way around some Icebergs.

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From New Zealand and Australia now living in the USA

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