An obituary described him as "a truly great English gentleman". Levick blamed this "astonishing depravity" on "hooligan males" and wrote down his observations in Greek so that only an educated gentleman would understand the horrors he had witnessed. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Some chicks are crushed and injured, others are killed. Hence the seeming depravity of their behaviour. Injured females are mounted by members of these "gangs", others have their chicks "misused before the very eyes of its parents". Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.
Remarkably, the men all survived and Levick returned to England in — in time to sign up for the first world war.
'Sexual depravity' of penguins that Antarctic scientist dared not reveal
Show 25 25 50 All. In Februaryhe and five other members of Scott's team were waiting to be picked up by the expedition ship, Terra Nova, but found that pack ice had blocked its route. The result is the so-called necrophilia that Levick witnessed and which so disgusted him. Some chicks are crushed and injured, others are killed. Hence the seeming depravity of their behaviour. During that time, he witnessed males having sex with other males and also with dead females, including several that had died the previous year.