A Shackleton Scholarship has turned Bob Burton into the Sherlock Holmes of South Georgia, a special kind of detective delving into the Island's fascinating history and tracking down the identities of people and ships of years gone by.
Patrol Vessel Sigma arrived at King Edward Point off South Georgia at 7.30 last night to collect the reindeer for Brankton Loch.
They'll be attempting to load 59 foals today and will then be waiting for a weather window to sail to the Falklands.
Weather depending, the Department of Agriculture hope for the reindeer to arrive at FIPASS on Saturday.
DOA have asked islanders to kindly stay away from the wharf as they want to keep the animals quiet and calm.
A further example of the improving relationships between Britain and Argentina has resulted in the a joint Air Force rescue exercise off the Falkland Islands to save a lone American yachtsman.
Argentine farmers who are demanding the British Crown 250 million US dollars requested an arrest order against HMS Endurance that is expected to visit Mar del Plata this coming Thursday.
British scientists sent to the Antarctic to investigate whether king penguins fall on their backs when aircraft fly overhead say the birds do no such thing.
Baroness Patricia Scotland, Minister in Tony Blair's British Government sitting in the House of Lords, has indicated that Britain will not be rushed into agreeing that the proposed Antarctic Secretariat be located in Buenos Aires.