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The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Study reveals that Weddell seals primarily use sight to find obscure breathing holes Until now, no one knew how Weddell seals navigate the ice-covered waters to locate breathing holes. Finding their way back to a breathing hole under the Antarctic ice...
Photo Journal through the Icy Antarctic

Photo Journal through the Icy Antarctic

Dr. Lee Fuiman takes a voyage to the icy Antarctic. His mission: Understand how Weddell seals navigate under Antarctic ice. Follow us on Facebook to track his journey. Dr. Fuiman and a team of researchers from four universities are trying to...
End to an Icy Field Season

End to an Icy Field Season

The 2015 field team from the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and University of California - Santa Cruz. Credit: Lee Fuiman.Dr. Lee Fuiman and his research team just returned to from the Antarctic where they were conducting experiments to understand...
Changing science one seal at a time

Changing science one seal at a time

Preparing to release an instrumented seal through the floor of a hut. Credit: Lee Fuiman.Dr. Lee Fuiman and his research team continue their work on Weddell Seals in the Antarctic. They are currently camped on the frozen Ross Sea to conduct...