Animals in Antarctica

The majority of the creatures of the south polar locale are occasional  guests, conditions are excessively difficult for most creatures to live there in the colder time of year.

The stocky, short-legged appearance of penguins has charmed many individuals around the world. Most are dark on the back and white underneath.


Whales are the heaviest known creatures, living or fossil, arriving at the  greatest size in the blue whale of around 30 meters and 200  metric tons.


This little yet powerful flyer is notable for its significant distance relocation, voyaging every year from one apocalypse to the next and back.

Arctic Tern

The extraordinary skua, or bonxie, is a bird around 60 cm long, looking  like a gull yet vigorously worked, with an earthy body and huge, white  wing patches.


As a result of their harmlessness ashore, numerous gooney birds are  known by the normal names mollymawk (from the Dutch for “absurd gull”) and gooney.


Krill act as fundamental pieces of marine pecking orders in Antarctic waters; they are the primary prey for a few penguin, whale, and fish species.


There is still so much to find out about this incredible region and its variety of animals.

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