Antarctica is well-known for being the coldest, driest and windiest location on earth, making it a continent of extremes and pretty inhospitable to life. But despite this, this ice-crowned wilderness is home to a variety of species of wildlife that have adapted to this harsh environment and are surviving despite the odds. Wildlife peaks in the austral summer months, when seals, whales, penguins and a large diversity of other seabirds migrate to the continent to breed and feed on the virtually unlimited supply of krill, crustaceans and fish. Here’s our lowdown on the continent’s unique wildlife...
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Planning Your Trip
Preparing for an Antarctic trip can feel daunting, our expert has put together some essential ideas for planning the perfect Antarctic adventure.
Many people wonder about what to do when they're not exploring the white continent, our expert has first hand knowledge of what's in store.
Having embarked on a polar cruise, our expert knows what to expect for the journey. Here's a guide.