Category: Penguins

 

ReQuest2021 Online Advent Calendar – Day 23

23 Antarctica photos that will inspire your next adventure…

ReQuest2021 Online Advent Calendar – Day 17

17 Different Species of Penguin

There are typically 17 different species of penguin recognised as living in the world today. Each species belongs to a larger grouping of closely related species known as a genus. The living penguins comprise six genera (the plural of genus): Aptenodytes, Eudyptes, Eudyptula, Megadyptes, Pygoscelis, and Spheniscus

(Source: https://www.penguinworld.com/types/)

However, of the 17 species of penguins in the world, only seven can actually be found Antarctica itself – Adelie; Emperor; Chinstrap; Gentoo; King; Macaroni; Rockhopper.

(Source: https://global.hurtigruten.com/destinations/antarctica/inspiration/wildlife/meet-the-penguins-of-antarctica/)

ReQuest2021 Online Advent Calendar – Day 7

360° Virtual Reality Video – Exploring the seventh continent

Today you get to stand amidst a Gentoo penguin colony and take in all the sights and sounds; explore the stunning landscapes in 360° Virtual Reality on a Quark Antarctic Expedition…

(Source: Quark Expeditions)