Ukrainian researcher Oksana Savenko told about this event on her Facebook page.
"And you come out of the station for biological observations with a motivation level which you are ashamed of even for yourself. And here it is (the penguin - ed.)! A lonely one," she wrote.
The National Antarctic Scientific Center is the state scintific institution of the Minitry of Education and Science of Ukraine which provides annual expeditions on Ukrainian Antarctic Station "Academician Vernadsky" and provides work of the base, coordinates Ukraine's researches in Antarctica. The center was founded in 1993.
Previously, the Ukrainian Antarctic expedition filmed a video congratulation timed to the Independence Day of Ukraine. The video message was posted by the Ministry of Education and Science on Facebook.