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A male Weddell seal on the ice in Erebus Bay. Photo taken in accordance with NMFS permits 1032-1917 and 17236. Scoping out the seal mating scene
Science / The Biological World
Monday September 20, 2021

Biologists have been observing how male Weddell seals secure prime locations when courting females to learn more about the southernmost mammal's mysterious breeding behavior.
This Adelie penguin has a rare mutation that gives it brown feathers instead of black. Meet the Penguin Misfits
Science / The Biological World
Tuesday September 07, 2021

Looks are important for Adelie penguins, but they may not be as critical for breeding as biologists previously thought. New research shows Adelie penguins with unusual coloring still manage to breed successfully, contrary to what biologists had predicted.

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