Tag: seal

Shooting seals on the seashore

It is currently rather miserable weather and not the time that many humans will take to the beach. Happily this coincides with the grey seal “pupping” season where they haul out onto beaches and give birth to fuzzy little 14 kilogram pups. Most seal… Continue Reading “Shooting seals on the seashore”

Tweeting seals monitor the world’s oceans

Elephant seals equipped with special satellite tags are helping researchers collate information about ocean conditions in the most inhospitable areas on the planet. Researchers from the University of St Andrews in Scotland have been attaching non-invasive tags to elephant seals in a bid to… Continue Reading “Tweeting seals monitor the world’s oceans”

End of the world

So I’ve been away from blogging for a long time due to a hectic semester at university which included a little adventure to the Antarctic. Months and months of planning went by and suddenly we are at Edinburgh airport frantically trying to remember if… Continue Reading “End of the world”

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