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Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
Dec 9, 2013 11:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Male elephant seals recognize the unique calls of their rivals, helping them know when to fight or flee, new research suggests.
May 15, 2013 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The same swine flu virus that caused a worldwide pandemic in 2009 is found in elephant seals. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2013 12:47 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
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 ... ->
Dec 16, 2010 01:09 PM ET // Tim Wall
Spotting seals from the air requires facial recognition software.
Nov 29, 2010 10:40 AM ET // Tim Wall
Polar bears may be at a disadvantage when competing with their close relative, the brown bear.