Penguins are generally found in the southern hemisphere.
Most of the Penguins are found in polar or sub-Antarctic regions
Stamps issued by A.A.T in 1959, showing scenes from the Antarctic
The Antarctic is the home to the Emperor Penguin
which spend virtually all its time on the continental shelf.
Stamp issued by Belgium in 1971, commemorating the Antarctic Pact.
The Adelie Penguin is another penguin
which is found on the ice pack and adjacent sub-antarctic islands.
Explorers and scientific expeditions to the Antarctic
have always found these two penguin species.
A postcard, part of a set of eight issued at
Stampex, New Zealand in 1985.
These photographs were taken by one of the members of Scott's expedition to the Antarctic.