South Shetlands flora and fauna

South Shetlands flora and fauna

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: South Shetland Islands

Wildlife of the South Shetland Islands

Gentoo, Chinstrap, Adélie and even a couple of Macaroni Penguins breed on the islands. The marine mammals consist of species such as Crabeater Seal, Leopard Seal, Weddell Seal, Fin Whale, Humpback Whale, and the Southern Right Whale, a rich species list as the Southern Ocean contains the greatest quantity of animal protein on Earth and so is ideal for sea mammals.

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