Don’t mind me!


The activities of visitors to Antarctica are governed by an internationally accepted environmental protocol developed to protect wildlife and keep Antarctica pristine. Nevertheless, this Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) seems less than enthralled with the arrival of brightly clad hikers near its nesting area.

Pleneau Bay area, Antarctic Peninsula

Canon EOS 5D MkIII, Canon EF 24–105mm f/4L IS USM lens at 105mm, 1/320, f7.1, ISO 200, handheld

by Andrew Peacock, Queensland