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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!).
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
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