The life and behaviours of penguins in Antarctica
Antarctica features on almost everyone’s bucket lists for a plethora of reasons. But let's be real – one of the best parts of any trip to the southernmost continent is getting to see the penguins. These birds are known for their comical appearance and amusing behaviours, and they never fail to bring a smile to the face of anyone who sees them. So if you're planning on visiting Antarctica and hoping to catch a glimpse of these waddling wonders, there are a few things you should know about their behaviours.
One of the most amusing behaviours you're likely to see from penguins in Antarctica is huddling.
But if it’s cold for the penguins, it’s very cold for humans and the off visiting season unfortunately.
If you're visiting Antarctica during the moulting season, be prepared for some rather peculiar sights.
It's not the most pleasant thing to watch, but it's a unique and interesting part of the penguins' life cycle.
While the breeding season differs from species to species, most species have an annual breeding season from spring through summer
Of course, no discussion of penguins in Antarctica would be complete without mentioning their mating season.
It's a heart-warming sight to see, and it's definitely one of the highlights of any trip to Antarctica.
Another behaviour you might see from penguins in Antarctica is their unique way of hunting for food.
It's a fascinating process to watch, and it's definitely worth keeping an eye out for!
If it’s not already obvious, we LOVE penguins, after all they are some of the most amusing and entertaining birds you'll ever have the chance to see. Here’s a list of all the different kinds of penguins you can spot in Antarctica. (link blog)
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