Antarctic Bestiary

Marine Animals: Video Clips

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Adélie Penguins

Baby Pictures (30 s)

See Adélie parents sitting on their nests. Look for two small chicks in most of the nests. | High resolution (2.8 MB) • Low resolution (384 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

Please Sir, May I Have Some More? (1 min 7 s)

Watch an older chick harass its parents for food. | High resolution (6.7 MB) • Low resolution (860 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

Get Lost! (28 s)

Watch adult Adélies protecting their chicks from predatory skuas. | High resolution (2.8 MB) • Low resolution (384 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

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Skuas

Home Security (29 s)

See a nesting pair of skuas dive bomb a researcher on our team. | High resolution (2.9 MB) • Low resolution (392 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

Penguin: It's What's For Dinner (21 s)

View the penguin chick that didn't get away. | High resolution (2.1 MB) • Low resolution (280 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

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Blue-Eyed Shags

Who's Eating Who? (59 s)

Watch blue-eyed shags feeding a hungry chick. | High resolution (5.9 MB) • Low resolution (760 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

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Elephant Seals

Beach Bum (14 s)

Watch an elephant seal moving across a beach. | High resolution (1.4 MB) • Low resolution (188 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

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Fur Seals

On the Rocks (9 s)

See an agile fur seal clambering over rocks. | High resolution (936 KB) • Low resolution (124 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

Fight Club (46 s)

Watch two fur seals fighting. | High resolution (4.6 MB) • Low resolution (596 KB). Filmed by Luke Sandro.

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