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Cute chick!

This skua chick has to be one of the cutest youngsters on the island at the moment (and there’s strong competition, with all of the baby penguins around!).

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Masters of disguise

It’s a little-known fact that fur-seals are masters of disguise, regularly using their costumes and make-up skills to hide from predators. The pups, the vulnerable youngsters, have to be especially good at it. Here are a few examples: This first … Continue reading

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Back on Bird Island (with photos)!

I’ll try that again, hopefully with some photos this time! I’m back on Bird Island for another season working as the Station Leader of the worst-smelling BAS research station. That’s not a slur on the poor hygiene habits of the … Continue reading

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Life and death

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