A Weddell seal mother and pup lie on the ice in Antarctica. The five-person Cal Poly team will research how the pups develop the physiology that allows them to dive up to 2,000 feet for as long as 90 minutes in 28-degree seawater.
A Weddell seal mother and pup lie on the ice in Antarctica. The five-person Cal Poly team will research how the pups develop the physiology that allows them to dive up to 2,000 feet for as long as 90 minutes in 28-degree seawater. Photo taken by L. Pearson;under NMFS permit #87-1851
A Weddell seal mother and pup lie on the ice in Antarctica. The five-person Cal Poly team will research how the pups develop the physiology that allows them to dive up to 2,000 feet for as long as 90 minutes in 28-degree seawater. Photo taken by L. Pearson;under NMFS permit #87-1851

Cal Poly team headed to the end of the world to study baby seals

September 30, 2017 02:56 PM