Seals may nave 'natural GPS'

December 24, 2014 1:26 PM

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Seals may nave 'natural GPS'

Peter Rejcek is the editor of The Antarctic Sun. On his behalf, the U.S. National Science Foundation contributed this article toLive Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

While hunting, Weddell seals have biological adaptations that allow them to dive deep, as much as of hundreds of meters, but also an uncanny ability to find the breathing holes they need on the surface of the ice. Now, researchers supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) believe they ...

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