Paulet and Danger Islands

Ashley Karitis, Video Chronicler

  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 12 Feb 2022

Paulet and Danger Islands, 2/12/2022, National Geographic Endurance

  • Aboard the National Geographic Endurance
  • Antarctica

Our final stop on the Antarctic Peninsula for this voyage and indeed this season, was at Paulet Island. As the Antarctic autumn progresses, we are seeing adult Adelie penguins heading out to sea, leaving their chicks to fend for themselves. Most of the chicks are gathering near the shoreline and moulting their down feathers, ready for a life at sea… assuming they can make it past the leopard seals.

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