The Hidden Lives of Elephant Seals

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, who pioneered the use of satellite tags to monitor the migrations of elephant seals have compiled one of the largest datasets available for any marine mammal species, revealing Read More...

Elephant Seal Ultra-marathon

Elephant seals are among the largest pinnipeds in the world, reaching weights of up to 7,500 pounds and lengths of 20 feet (Figure 1).
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Cooler heads prevail

Free diving seals routinely dive, and remain submerged, for periods longer than their predicted aerobic dive limits. Are the physiologists’ calculations in error, or is something else going on here? Read More...