The Wildlife of Antarctica StoryMap

This Wildlife of Antarctica StoryMap Collection introduces the wildlife of Antarctica and the Antarctic food web. Investigate Emporer Penguins and use GIS resources and satellite imagery to find their colonies. Learn about krill and how they are the basis of the Antarctic food chain! Click the image below to open the StoryMap (note that the …

The Wildlife of Antarctica StoryMap Read More »

Wildlife of Antarctica

Antarctica’s wildlife is diverse and unique. It is the only continent on Earth which has no terrestrial mammals, but is home to a range of marine wildlife and birds, including penguins! The most common birds in Antarctica are penguins. It is home to 18 different species, including the Emperor Penguin. Antarctica’s Wildlife and its Food …

Wildlife of Antarctica Read More »


This page includes photographs from Bethan Davies’ and colleagues various research trips and expeditions. The video below by Andy Mumford shows some beautiful photography from Iceland.

Diving through the ice

Marine biology at Rothera Apart from visiting field scientists, there is a lot of science that is done right out of Rothera. Marine Biologists work out of the base all year round, diving through the ice if need be. I went out on the dive boat on Friday to help out and see what happens.

Wildlife photographs

Wildlife photographs from James Ross Island and around the Antarctic Peninsula, taken by Bethan Davies during the 2011 and 2012 field seasons. See also the Wildlife at Rothera blog post. Chinstrap penguins at Point Wild, northern Antarctic Peninsula, March 2012. Wildlige at Rothera

This site uses cookies. Find out more about this site’s cookies.