A leopard seal normally inhabiting Antarctica has turned up in Lyall Bay in Wellington, on New Zealand’s North Island.
Penguins spend half of their lives in the water. Observations have shown that they can spend longer periods under water than was previously known.
If the beautiful Sedna had not resisted her father’s wish to marry her off to a black raven, there would be no seals in the seas today.
South Georgia, one of the most biologically rich places in the world, is home to a quarter of the world’s gentoo penguin population. For their protection, the protection zone for fishing was extended.
Although Antarctic krill in particular is one of the best documented pelagic species, there is still a great deal of uncertainty about different key roles in its life history.
Since time immemorial, legends and myths have been swirling around the wandering albatross. Today, the largest seabird is doing well. Because of climate change.
The emperor penguin lives and breeds exclusively on the edge of Antarctica between the 66. and 78. latitudes South.