Antarctic Images by Anthony Powell Antarctica photos videos and timelapse : Photo Keywords : ice  : Icicles on the ceiling of the tunnels under the South Pole Station.
Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.
Antarctic Skua, acting aggressively in a territorial display.
Antarctic Skua approaching in flight.
Weddel Seals asleep on the sea ice near Cape Evans. the remains of an ice berg is trapped in the ice behind them.
Group of Adelie Penguins diving in together to go fishing
Skua taking a bird bath in the summer glacial melt water
Skua eating a dead penguin.
Group of adelie penguins begin to dive into the sea together to go fishing. They typically gather in large groups on the shore, then all jump in at the same time to reduce their chances of being eaten by an ocean predator.
The first of a group of adelie penguins dives into the ocean, while the others look on.
Adelie penguin and newborn chicks. There are actually two of them there, the one on the right has its head tucked in, the one on the left has its body tucked in. These chicks are only a day or so old.
Adelie penguin swimming off Cape Bird, porpoising in and out of the water like a dolphin.
Frozen dunny at the "A-Frame" building out on the Ross Ice Shelf, where people like to get away for the weekend.
Iced up after a brief walk on a fine winter afternoon
Close up of an Adelie Penguin, showing the blue tips on their black feathers.
Close up detail of an Adelie Penguin. The black feathers on an adelie actually have blue tips on them, as can be seen in the detail here.
Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.

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Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.
Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.

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