6 Interesting Things Discovered In Antarctica

118 Year Old Painting

118 year old water colour painting found in Antarctica

PHOTO CREDIT: The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust

In 2016, the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a perfectly preserved 118-year-old painting at a historic hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica. Painted by Dr. Edward Wilson in 1899, the watercolor paint of a small bird was uncovered amongst penguin-excrement, dust and mold covered papers.