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January 10, 2020

Crabeater seals on ice in Antarctic Peninsula

Crabeater seals rest on ice in Crystal Circle, Antarctic Peninsula.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants ANT 1443585 and ANT 1826712.]

Learn more about this research in the Louisiana State University news story Study reveals whaling and climate change led to 100 years of feast or famine for Antarctic penguins. (Date image taken: February-March 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 13, 2020)

Credit: Kelton W. McMahon, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

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