Emperor penguins — serial monogamists —move from ocean to ice to choose their mates for the year.
These penguins gather on Deception Island, an active volcano, to breed.
Seal pups perform a playful dance in front of an audience of very unimpressed penguins.
These two make for surprisingly well-matched rivals.
Within their first year of life, penguin chicks face many extraordinary hardships in the arctic.
It’s an uphill battle to climb this muddy mountain.
I felt like I wanted to hug him.
These Antarctic residents get front row seats to one of nature’s greatest light shows.
How do emperor penguins survive the cruelest winters on earth?
By carving steps in the ice, the film crew saved part of a penguin colony.