Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica

  Japanese team member Keizo Funatsu ©  Trans-Antarctica Photo by Per Breiehagen

Japanese team member Keizo Funatsu ©Trans-Antarctica Photo by Per Breiehagen

Chapter 10

Though I could not understand the Japanese, I could tell that for the umpteenth time, Keizo described his frightful escape from death and told the interviewer once again that he had not been afraid. He knew he could survive yet one more night in the cold and he always believed his friends would find him.

 

COOL STUFF FOR READERS

Website: PBS/Nova In-depth account by Keizo Funatsu of his thirteen-hour ordeal lost in the blizzard.

Article: Los Angeles Times phone interview with expedition team at expedition's end

Video: Footage of Keizo and his dog (minute 4:25)

Video: Rescuing dog from a crevasse (minute 6:53)

Blog: Story of how the last dogs at New Zealand's Scott Base were shipped to Ely, Minnesota in 1987.

Website: History of dogs in Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey

Website: History and photo of dogs at New Zealand Scott Base, including genealogy

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