As the number of offshore wind farms continues to grow, the farms may affect both seals and their prey.
The creatures have surprisingly high levels of naturally produced carbon monoxide, a noxious gas that is deadly at high concentrations in their blood.
The animal kingdom is full of vocal mimics, including some who use the skill to cleverly outwit others.
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
Male elephant seals recognize the unique calls of their rivals, helping them know when to fight or flee, new research suggests.
The same swine flu virus that caused a worldwide pandemic in 2009 is found in elephant seals. Continue reading →
In the Brazilian beach city of Balneario Camboriu in the southern state of Santa Catarina, residents and tourists were surprised to see an elephant seal on a busy street. The nearly 10-foot mammal stopped traffic for more than hour as ... ->
Spotting seals from the air requires facial recognition software.
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