Did you know that the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, which owns Edinburgh Zoo, is a charity?RZSS is a charity devoted to the conservation of endangered species and their habitats.
The area is part of the National Science Foundation’s Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program.
The Torgersen Island Penguin Camera The Penguin Camera is located on Torgersen Island (64°46’S, 64°04’W), off the coast of Anvers Island and less than a mile from Palmer Station.
Torgersen Island is home to a colony of Adélie penguins numbering approximately 2,500.
Also see the Torgersen Island Visitor Site Guide at the Antarctic Treaty Secretariat pages.
Educational materials can be found at the LTER Outreach pages.
During the camera's operational period, both adult birds and chicks can be seen.