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Cradle to grave: Study provides insight into evolution and extinction of vanished elephant seal colony

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The Antarctic Sun


August 18, 2009

An extinct southern elephant seal colony that once existed in huge numbers along sandy and rocky beaches in Antarctica has provided new insight into how quickly a species can respond to the emergence of a new habitat as climate changes - and just as quickly disappear.

Read more about this research in the Antarctic Sun, the U.S. Antarctic Programs online magazine . . . .

 

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