Nice simple photo with much more story than it first seems. I was lucky to call this place home for two and a half years while working for the British Antarctic Survey at King Edward Point studying the Fur Seals and Gentoo Penguins.
Wow Alastair, that is incredibly lucky!
You must have some great pics.
Lovely photo but I feel a sense of sadness about it. This beautiful creature lost in the cement and steel world of humans used to slaughter the penguin's kin.
@Jeff Blondin I felt the same Jeff when I took it.
Thank you everyone for you positive comments, both about my picture, and in supporting conservation/caring about other species etc.
I was very fortunate to be there.
Please feel free to contact me via the Your Shot link to the photo (below) if you have any questions about it.
- What gives the people the right to kill, regardless of the specie. If animals have a sense of respect for life why can't we if we are suppose to be the homo-sapiens race?
Beautiful capture, So lonesome. I wasn't familiar with were the Grytviken whaling station in South Georgia was, so I googled it. I hope that within my lifetime the mass slaughtering of our wildlife stops!
No picture I have seen to date, has touched me as much as this one has. My eyes fill with tears, at its sight and the thought of all that horror. And yet we will not stop. Our world yes, but their kingdom surely. When will we realize this? j.e.s.
Thanks Joy - that's a very big compliment.
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