Fuzzy little gentoo chick

Frost Flowers

"The earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson So how do these pretty bouquets bloom ?  Frost Flowers are formed on new and thin ice sublimates.  Ice that changes directly[...]

King of South Georgia

An Antarctic fur seal in South Georgia reclines, surveying his land. Thanks to Dr. Samantha Crimmin who submitted this photo from her South Georgia and Falklands voyage with us!