Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife
This unique, hardbound color book is a guide to the phenomenal wildlife south of the Antarctic convergence. Authored by a well-known naturalist and lecturer on Antarctica, this is the definitive reference for a region that is one of the few remaining outposts of unfettered nature and unspoiled beauty.
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TERRESTRIAL PLANTS AND INSECTS
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abundant Adelie adults albatrosses animals Antarctic skua Antarctica ashore austral winter bill birds blubber blue whale breeding grounds burrow cape petrel chinstraps circumpolar coast Convergence Crabeaters creche cruising crustaceans dark diving diving-petrel dorsal fin edge egg is laid Elephant seal expedition fast-ice feathers feeding females flight flippers floes fulmars fur seals gentoos giant petrel grey head juveniles kelp gulls killer whales King penguins krill large numbers latitudes Length leopard seals lichens limpet mainly males moult nest northern November pack-ice parents pelagic peninsula plankton plumage predators prey prions pups rookeries Ross Sea Ross seal shag sheathbills ship-follower single egg small fish snow sometimes sooty South Africa South Georgia South Orkneys South polar skuas Southern Ocean species sperm whales squid storm-petrels sub-Antarctic islands summer surface tail terns tonnes total world population underparts upperparts upperwing Weddell Weddell seals Weight Wilson's storm-petrels wings Wingspan Zealand