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Deep Bore Into Antarctica Finds Freezing Ice, Not Melting As Expected
Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.
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Why Do Penguins Lay Asymmetrical Eggs?
Scientists studied 50,000 bird eggs from 1,400 species to discover why egg shapes vary.
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How A Wayward Antarctic Seal Ended Up On A Brazilian Beach
The young animal did not survive its journey, but provided an astonishing case study for biologists.
About Antarctic

The Antarctic is a large polar region opposite the Arctic. It is comprised of the continent Antarctica.

Antarctica is the site of the South Pole and the large barren area is actually classified as a desert. The land covers an estimated 14 million square kilometres which is 20% of the Southern Hemisphere.

Majority of the area is uninhabited. However the peninsula is home to a large diversity of wildlife including thousands of penguins, whales and seals. 

 

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