Watercolour of a small bird was painted by Dr Edward Wilson, who died in 1912 with Captain Robert Scott on their return trip to the south pole

A 118-year-old painting by a celebrated south pole explorer has been discovered in a historic Antarctic hut hidden among penguin poo.

Dr Edward Wilson, who died with Captain Robert Scott and three others in 1912 as they battled to return from their trip to the south pole, painted the watercolour of a small bird.

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