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Southern Giant Petrels
Southern Giant Petrels are one of the birds commonly seen on the Antarctic Peninsula, nesting on many of the islands. Like penguins, each pair takes turns tending their chick while the other goes off to eat. "Geeps" are both predators and scavengers. They will eat penguin and seal carcasses on land but can also kill live birds. They are smart and curious and some show quite a lot of personality, particularly when there's a camera around.

Humble Island, Antarctic Peninsula