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Many animals live in Antarctica, despite its extreme conditions. Find out more about the animals which can be found there by exploring the links below.
Click the links in the middle column to find out more about food webs, krill, penguins and whales.
Animals of Antarctica
Click on the image above, then choose 'Antarctic Animals' to view a video of some of the animals of Antarctica.
Books in the Senior Library
The following books include information about the nature of Antarctica:
Frozen Oceans by
Frozen Oceans follows the expeditions of polar scientists in the Arctic and Antarctic as they investigate the life found in and around the ice caps, which cover up to 13 percent of the Earth's surface.
Perishing poles by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 998
Look at page 57 for a chapter on 'Life in the freezer'.
Polar Regions by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 577.0911