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Two Adelie penguin chicks in a nest. A Weighty Problem
Science / The Biological World
Thursday November 13, 2014

Researchers recently reported a connection between local weather conditions and the weight of Adelie penguin chicks in an article in Marine Ecology Progress Series, a top marine ecology journal.
A 32-year-old Weddell seal has given birth to her 22nd pup, an unprecedented feat in the recorded history of the Erebus Bay colony. Born to Motherhood
Science / The Biological World
Thursday November 06, 2014

She did it again. A 32-year-old Weddell seal mom has survived another winter and returned to her breeding colony to give birth to her 22nd pup. This is a new Weddell population study record.

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