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Leopard Seal!

This 2013 video says about itself: Face-to-Face with a Leopard Seal | Nat Geo Live Photographer Paul Nicklen receives an unexpected gift … free food from a major predator.

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underwater vehicles

I’ve an old sepia postcard of a couple of small submarines moored off Portobello Pier in ye olden days, must go dig it out. This stretch of the Firth is not known for deep water; the shipping channel is over towards Fife, but there’s still potential for a small underwater expedition. 280 more words

Esther’s precious gift brings new zest for life

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WHEN Esther Kurian was born she was given two days to live. 5,577 more words

Adelaide, South Australia Hospital

Any day now...

I’m off to Rothera research station on the Antarctic Peninsula this week, as soon as the weather clears up enough. There’s a backlog of flights because the DASH, the plane that ferries staff over to Rothera from Punta Arenas in southern Chile, has been unable to fly. 94 more words

Antarctic Peninsula

Solo Practice at the World's Edge. Author, Explorer & Antarctica Base Physician, Dr. Gavin Francis

Name: Gavin Francis, MD

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Specialty: General Practitioner, Emergency Medicine

Dr. Gavin Francis is a general practitioner based in Edinburgh Scotland. He’s also a prolific traveler and an incredibly talented writer. 292 more words