No animals live permanently in Antarctica; animals that live in the sea around Antarctica include fish, krill, penguins and a variety of seals. Most of these animals live permanently in the water because the land is too ... More » Geography Antarctica

The climate in Antarctica is extremely cold with very little precipitation. The coldest ever temperature to be recorded on Earth was -128.56 degrees Fahrenheit in Antarctica at Vostok Station. More » Geography Antarctica

People like to visit Antarctica because it is one of the most unusual places in the world. Everyone who visits Antarctica goes as either a tourist or a scientist, making it one of the least disturbed places in the world. More » Geography Antarctica
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Krill are eaten by whales, penguins, seals, squid, fish and people. Although krill are also eaten by hundreds of other animals, these are their greatest predators. Whales eat the larges amount of krill; the blue whale ca... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life