These old boats left in Antarctica are a reminder of its terrible whaling past. The boats were abandoned with no thought of their impact on the environment. At Port Lockroy, these Gentoo penguins have embraced a decaying whale boat as their own while they shed their adolescent down feathers.

Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, Antarctica

Nikon D3200, AF-S Nikkor 18Ð135mm 3.5Ð5.6, 1/200, f/6.3, ISO 400, handheld

by Kirri Cetinich, South Australia