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Wildlife

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King Penguin Fun Facts & Information

On an adventure to Antarctica and the Subantarctic islands with Aurora Expeditions, there is one animal that almost everyone wants …

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Spitsbergen Birdlife To Spot On Your Arctic Cruise

The isle of Spitsbergen in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is one of our favourite destinations, with jaw-dropping landscapes and …

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World Wildlife Day – Our Top 5 Polar Animals

Every year on March 3, it’s World Wildlife Day! This is a time when we are all encouraged to celebrate …

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Aurora Expeditions Acknowledge The World’s Endangered Species List

On Friday 20 May 2016, the world takes time to acknowledge the planet’s endangered species of wild animals, and many …

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All About Antarctic Penguins

It’s time to refresh your penguin knowledge! Of all Antarctica’s resident animals, penguins are some of the most iconic and …

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Encountering The Patagonian Wildlife

For nature lovers, the vast landscape of Patagonia is a veritable treat, with the fertile plains (pampas), glistening lakes and …

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Some Fun Facts About Iguanas (Land And Marine)

In the Galápagos islands, you’ll likely find many iguanas during your explorations. There are four main species – three live on land …

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Atlantic Puffin Facts & Information Guide

When you head into the waters of the North Sea on board Aurora Expeditions’ Wild Scotland tour, prepare to have …

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Arctic Fox Facts & Information Guide

During your shore excursions in the Arctic, via the Polar Pioneer, you may want to keep your eye out for a …

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Wandering Albatross Facts & Information

Standing on the deck of the Polar Pioneer in Antarctica, there’s a good chance that you’ll experience bracing polar winds …

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New Fur Seals And Sea Lions Book Released By Dr Roger Kirkwood

Exciting news from expedition leader and naturalist Dr Roger Kirkwood, who has just had a book published. Roger’s life passion …

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5 Amazing Animals That Should Be At The Olympics

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we have a huge amount of respect for animals and the role they play in the …

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Wildlife Fact File: Frigatebirds Of The Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands, scattered in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 kilometres from the shores of Ecuador, are home to some …

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Top 5 Reasons To Include South Georgia On Your Antarctic Expedition

Unknown to most, the Antarctic region stretches wider than its mainland and actually includes a number of island chains dotted …

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Svalbard Reindeer Facts & Information

If you have booked your trip on board one of Aurora Expeditions’ cruises to the Arctic Circle, you may begin …

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Antarctic Seasons By Month: A Guide To The Wilderness

In Australia, our seasons are pretty well defined. During the summer, the soaring temperatures make for great beach weather, while …

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Nature & Wildlife Photography Tips For Snapping Animals In Their Own Habitat

Animal lovers get a kick out of our expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia because of the many …

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Amazing Animal Mother Facts

While human mums are no doubt dedicated, there are countless examples of amazing mothers in the animal kingdom. Often putting …

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Expeditioners Raise Over $37,000 For The South Georgia Heritage Trust!

Our recently-finished Antarctica and South Georgia season was a particularly fruitful one, with expeditioners helping to raise much-needed funds for …

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Polar Bear Facts

The mighty polar bear is one of the trademarks of the Arctic, with its powerful build and shaggy white fur. …

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Ecuador Birding Tours In The Mashpi Cloud Forest

The small South American country of Ecuador contains within its borders a patchwork of vastly different landscapes – from the craggy …

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Arctic Landscape Photography: Top Things To Photograph

For the avid photographer and amateur alike, the breathtaking wilds of the Arctic Circle present an exhilarating subject matter, from …

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Interesting Facts About Lions

The wildlife of Africa is perhaps one of its greatest marvels, sparking imaginations around the globe and igniting the fires …

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Fun Facts About Elephant Seals

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we like our guests to get as close to the action as possible and when there’s …

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