Why visit Antarctica?! Reason No.4

The wildlife in Antarctica is abundant and precious. All of them are mesmerizing to me. From plankton to krill to albatross to penguins to seals to whales, they all live in a symbiotic relationship. I could just spend hours and days watching them go about their day.

One of the more entertaining animals in Antarctica are the seals. There are 35 species of seals in the world and only 6 of them live in Antarctica. The seal pups are adorable while full grown seals can be scary to be around. Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: Family

Nothing can compare to a mother’s love for her child.

Antarctic fur seal nurses her seal pup, while basking in the sun.

Antarctic fur seal nurses her seal pup, while basking in the sun.

Single Woman Travels Celebrates 100th post on WordPress.com

Single Woman Travels is celebrating the 100th post today on WordPress.com with a bunch of Antarctic friends!!

A Chinstrap penguin screams to attract attention above Orne Harbour, Antarctica

A Chinstrap penguin screams to attract attention above Orne Harbour, Antarctica.

Two Gentoo penguins screams from excitement above Orne Harbour, Antarctica

Two Gentoo penguins screams from excitement above Orne Harbour, Antarctica.

A tiny Antarctic fur seal pup screams to another fur seal pup in excitement

A tiny Antarctic fur seal pup screams to another fur seal pup in excitement.

Gentoo penguin twist and shout with elation

Gentoo penguin twist and shout with elation.

A single Gentoo penguin shouts out at the top of Danko Island, Antarctica

A single Gentoo penguin shouts out at the top of Danko Island, Antarctica.