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Photo and caption by Roberto Isotti
A pair of White-capped Albatross (Thalassarche steadi) strengthens the pair bond through much parental care. Sub Antarctic islands are the first lands after the “Ice Desert”, we take a journey that describe the unique wildlife of those archipelago where researchers look for evidences of relationship between climate changes and wildlife decline, looking for little and big changes in this apparently untouched microcosmos. The Rockhopper Penguins and Southern Elephant Seals at Campbell Island have both declined in numbers by over 90% during the last years.
Location: Auckland Island, Sub-Antarctic Islands - New Zealand.