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Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile, Arctocephalus gazella, Fortuna Bay Add To Light Table Reindeer on South Georgia Island.  Reindeer (known as caribou when wild) were introduced to South Georgia Island by Norway in the early 20th Century.  There are now two distinct herds which are permanently separated by glaciers, Rangifer tarandus, Fortuna Bay Add To Light Table Hercules Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor, below the steep mountains of South Georgia Island Add To Light Table
Antarctic fur seal, young pup, juvenile.
Image ID: 24658  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Reindeer on South Georgia Island. Reindeer (known as caribou when wild) were introduced to South Georgia Island by Norway in the early 20th Century. There are now two distinct herds which are permanently separated by glaciers.
Image ID: 24679  
Species: Reindeer, Rangifer tarandus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Hercules Bay, with icebreaker M/V Polar Star at anchor, below the steep mountains of South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24553  
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay, Stromness Harbour Add To Light Table Gentoo penguins, permanent nesting colony in grassy hills about a mile inland from the ocean, near Stromness Bay, South Georgia Island, Pygoscelis papua, Stromness Harbour Add To Light Table Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay, Stromness Harbour Add To Light Table
Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay.
Image ID: 24612  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguins, permanent nesting colony in grassy hills about a mile inland from the ocean, near Stromness Bay, South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24635  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Shackleton Falls, named for explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, formed from glacial meltwaters, near Stromness Bay.
Image ID: 24636  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Looking down on Stromness Bay from the pass high above, Stromness Harbour Add To Light Table Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table
Looking down on Stromness Bay from the pass high above.
Image ID: 24640  
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass. Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders.
Image ID: 23688  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 


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Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  King Penguin
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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Anas georgica georgica
Aptenodytes patagonicus
Arctocephalus gazella
Diomedea exulans
Eudyptes chrysolophus
Leucocarbo atriceps georgianus
Macronectes halli
Mirounga leonina
Phalacrocorax atriceps georgianus
Pygoscelis papua
Rangifer tarandus
Stercorarius antarctica

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