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Masters of disguise

It’s a little-known fact that fur-seals are masters of disguise, regularly using their costumes and make-up skills to hide from predators. The pups, the vulnerable youngsters, have to be especially good at it. Here are a few examples: This first … Continue reading

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Elephant seals 1 – 0 Humans

There are some unusual logistical challenges that we face in Antarctica. In a couple of days’ time our resupply vessel, the RRS James Clark Ross, is due to dock at Rothera and spend a hectic few days unloading a year’s … Continue reading

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