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Does anything live in Antarctica?
Last Updated: 30th March, 2020
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Then, what dangerous animals live in Antarctica?
There are four types of seals that live in thewaters surrounding Antarctica: leopard, crabeater, Weddell,and southern elephant. All seals are fairly slow predators thathunt by waiting in places their prey is likely to appear. Most ofthem are unlikely to pay humans much mind at all—except forthe leopard seal.
Also Know, is there any life in Antarctica? No humans live in Antarctica permanently.However, about 1,000 to 5,000 people live through the yearat the science stations in Antarctica. Only plants andanimals that can live in cold live there. The animalsinclude penguins, seals, nematodes, tardigrades andmites.
Similarly one may ask, is it illegal to live in Antarctica?
The people who travel to or live in Antarcticafall into two main groups, those who live and work onscientific research stations or bases, and tourists. No-one livesin Antarctica indefinitely in the way that they do in therest of the world. It has no commercial industries, no towns orcities, no permanent residents.
What insect lives in Antarctica?
There is only one insect species that survivesyear round on Antarctica, the Chironomid Midge, Belgicaantarctica. This tiny fly is only active during theAntarctic summer.