And The Rest…..

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Antarctica

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series AntarcticaSomething that surprised me about my recent visit to the Antarctic Peninsula was that the ice was equally as impressive as the Killer Whales, Leopard Seals and the Humpbacks. Nothing can prepare you for the different shades of blue captured within these floating structures and […]

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Killer Whales

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Antarctica

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series AntarcticaNext to tick off the bucket list, the world’s top ocean predator – the killer whales. Having never seen these before, I travelled to Antarctica with very high expectations, knowing estimates of these animals in Antarctic waters to be somewhere in the region of 70-80,000. […]

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Humpback Whales

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Antarctica

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Antarctica  Another blog from my latest amazing trip to Antarctica, focussing on Humpback whales this time. You’ll be glad to know that there is less blood than in the previous post. Having lived for a year on South Georgia, immersed in the depressing history of […]

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Leopard Seal Vs Gentoo Penguin

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Antarctica

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series AntarcticaCAUTION: “Nature red in tooth and claw” warning. This post contains graphic pictures which some readers may find disturbing. My recent trip to Antarctica had many incredible highlights. I was lucky enough to see a ridiculous amount of wildlife with many memorable encounters. Leopard seals are […]

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Antarctica!

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Antarctica

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series AntarcticaJust a quck update from my latest travels. I am currently working as a Naturalist for National Geographic Expeditions. It has been my job to guide lucky passengers on board the National Geographic Explorer around the Antarctic wildlife. During the past few weeks, I have […]

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Carnage!

This entry is part 1 of 47 in the series British Antarctic Survey

This entry is part 1 of 47 in the series British Antarctic SurveyWARNING! NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED. PLEASE DON’T CONTINUE READING THIS POST IF YOU ARE AT ALL SQUEAMISH. Although not the prettiest birds to grace the planet, if you ever get the chance to see giant petrels in the wild, they will command your […]

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South Georgia for Kids!!!!

This entry is part 44 of 47 in the series British Antarctic Survey

This entry is part 44 of 47 in the series British Antarctic SurveyI was recently approached by Will Harper-Penrose from Woodmansterne Primary School and Children’s Centre via the wonderful medium of Twitter. His year two pupils were learning about the Antarctic and exploration, and he got in touch to ask about the possibilities of doing a Q&A […]

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