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Seals, the early years

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… stem-pinnipeds at Tet Zoo. Or, probable stem-pinnipeds anyway. This minimum-effort post is brought to you on the back of work showing that pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses) are monophyletic, not diphyletic, and that the taxa shown here – Potamotherium, Puijila and so on – really are [...]

June 11, 2014 — Darren Naish
Sea Lion Whisker Patterns Could Be Key to Conservation

Sea Lion Whisker Patterns Could Be Key to Conservation

This month marks the beginning of the breeding season for endangered Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) as well as a great opportunity for citizen scientists to help conserve this rare species.

February 18, 2014 — John R. Platt