Looks like this penguin wasn’t marching fast enough. Photo courtesy of Anthony Powell, who has a lot of great photos at antarcticimages.com For more pictures of dead Antarctic animals, here’s a gallery at Jason Anthony’s site.
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Santa Claus had some HR trouble after this season’s Christmas party. The incident made it into the New Zealand press. Below is his write-up, and a short interview. (The interview took place on January 9, 2008 at the Coffeehouse. Santa asked me to wait until the end of Mainbody to post it.) The Write-Up: December [...]
Here’s a photo of a New Zealand P-3 surveillance plane that landed at one of McMurdo’s runways last month. I did not publish this earlier because one of my Bureau Chiefs suggested that if I wait, I would be assisting the Kiwis getting the jump on those wily Japanese whalers and/or Patagonian Toothfish poachers. (Go [...]
This sign appeared in the last week. I don’t get the joke. McDonald’s is efficient and profitable.
I heard this little guy squawking, looked over, and he was running straight toward these plywood penguins. He wasn’t long impressed by their company.
Some have called it an incident, others have been calling it a hard landing (although I don’t know how you can have a hard landing when you havn’t actually taken off). I call it a plane crash. Link to Mitchell’s Blog
Sure, a tourist ship just sank off the Antarctic peninsula, but this burning truck in McMurdo is more vibrant news. Update: Here’s a photo of this truck later staged in McMurdo…