Gallery: “Depraved” Penguin Sex Acts Were Removed From Natural History ...


During Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole in 1910, his team took the time to study penguins – however the sexual activities of the penguins so shocked Scott and his team, that they were removed from official accounts. It is only now, a century later, that they have been made public. According to the records made by George Murray Levick, Scott’s Medical Officer, the male penguins were “hooligans” and the sexual acts he witnessed were ‘depraved’ and ‘perverted’.

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