Petty Officer Evans and Snatcher the pony
The Royal Collection © 2012,
HM Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 501038

Petty Officer Evans and Snatcher the pony

October 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V

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Introducing ponies to Antarctica brought all sorts of difficulties. Snow blindness was a problem, and the ponies also found it very difficult to walk through the snow without sinking in it up to their bellies. More