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“Seal Rock” is without a doubt, the Harbor Seals favorite rock. There is usually a “king (or queen) for the morning,” and they determine who is allowed on the rock and who is not. 223 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Understanding how icebreaking vessels can impact on breeding seals and what to do about it

By Simon Goodman & Sue Wilson

In our new open access paper, just published in Biological Conservation, we examined the impact of icebreaking vessels passing through the breeding areas of endangered Caspian seals ( 679 more words


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