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Icebreakers and ice-breeding seals

By Susan Wilson & Simon Goodman

This article originally appeared in WWF’s magazine covering environmental and conservation issues in the Arctic, The Circle 03.16. … 877 more words


Life on the beach: My first field season as an elephant seal researcher

Third installment of the blog series by students enrolled in MS 211: Ecology of Marine Mammals, Birds and Turtles with faculty member Dr. Gitte McDonald.  550 more words

Cool Creatures

When mammals took to water they needed a few tricks to eat their underwater prey

March 2nd, 2017 (David Hocking). Have you ever watched a dog retrieve a ball thrown into water? On land, dogs are swift and agile, but in water they become slow and ungainly. 917 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Bloggerhead Presents: Fun with Follicles

Hallo my fellow Bloggerheadseaturtles,

I know it has been a disturbing length of time since my last post. We can mainly thank graduate school for that. 489 more words

Neuro&Sensory Biology

Short film: Caspian seals moulting in Komsomolets Bay, Kazakhstan

Komsomolets Bay on the north eastern shore of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan, is a remote area of shallow water, with countless small inlets among extensive reed beds, sandbanks and islands. 134 more words