Image Gallery: Weddell Seals Survive Massive Icebergs

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Studying Seals

Credit: Thierry Chambert, Montana State University
Since 1968, researchers have been studying a breeding population of Weddell seals in the Erebus Bay region of eastern McMurdo Sound, which is located at…Read More »

the southern extent of the Ross Sea -- an embayment of the Antarctic continental shelf. Here, the seals are hanging out in the Ross Sea.   Less «
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