News tagged with pups

Baby seals that practice in pools make better divers

Being able to dive is what matters most for seal pups, but how do they learn to do it? Grey seal pups that can play in pools may have better diving skills once they make the move to the sea, and this could increase their ...

dateJul 02, 2015 in Ecology
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Sea lion strandings: The view from the rookery

For a few months now, sea lion pups have been stranding on the coast of Southern California. So many have washed up, emaciated and exhausted, that marine mammal care centers can scarcely hold them all. But while most people ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Ecology
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Debate brews over fate of wolves on US island (Update)

For visitors to Michigan's Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf's howl piercing an otherwise silent night—or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest path. But such experiences ...

dateDec 19, 2013 in Ecology
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