- Short-term Movements of Radio-tagged Harbor Seals in New England. Waring, Gordon T.; Gilbert, James R.; Loftin, James; Cabana, Nicole // Northeastern Naturalist;2006, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
We captured and radio-tagged 29 harbor seals in spring 2001 in Chatham, MA, and off Rockland, ME. Male and female seals of all ages were captured in Chatham, compared to mostly juveniles in Maine. Seventy-five percent (9/12) of the Chatham seals moved to the Maine coast in spring and summer...
- Comeback on a Castaway's Island. Bruemmer, Fred // International Wildlife;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p38
Focuses on the seal population on Juan Fernandez Islands off Chile. Geography and wildlife of Juan Fernandez Islands; Behavior and habitats of seals; Factors responsible for the dwindling of the seal population.
- Seals to the rescue. // National Geographic World;Jan89, Issue 161, p32
Describes the training of seals for underwater rescue work at the North Wind Undersea Institute in New York City, N.Y.
- Foster mother to Holland's seals. Krist, B. // International Wildlife;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
Reports on the efforts led by Lenie 't Hart, founding director of the seal sanctuary in Pieterburen, Holland to save the seals of the Wadden Sea from extinction. Effects of virus and pollution on the seals; Ecology of the Wadden Sea; Research done by Dutch wildlife biologist Peter Reijnders.
- My life among wild pinnipeds. Bruemmer, Fred // International Wildlife;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p12
Presents the author's account on his experiences while studying seals in various countries. Initial responses of seals; First contacts with seals; Seal habitat; Insights on seal societies.
- Time budgets and activity patterns of sub-Antartic fur seals at Gough Island. Bester, M.N.; Rossouw, G.J. // South African Journal of Zoology;Apr94, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p168
Reports on the diurnal activity patterns of sub-Anctartic fur seals at a non-breeding colony site at Gough Island in Tristan da Cunha during summer. Time budget of adult males; Movement of heat-stressed seals to and from the sea.
- Moratorium in South Africa. Cherry, M. // Nature;3/7/1991, Vol. 350 Issue 6313, p4
Reports that the South African government has decided to continue the suspension of all commercial seal harvesting on the South African coast until research on the issue has been completed and evaluated. The government is acting upon the recommendations of an independent scientific committee.
- Keepers of the seals. Momatiuk, Yva; Eastcott, John // Audubon;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p46
Presents information on seals on the Pribilof Islands of Alaska. Examination of the Bering Sea; Identification of the types thing which seals will explore; History of the seals; Details on the seals being hunted.
- Sealed fate. Howard, Lucy; Zeman, Ned // Newsweek;7/13/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p4
Reports that at least 51 baby seals and sea lions have been shot in the Pacific off northern California this year, either by weirdos who shot for fun or fishermen upset that the creatures sometimes steal fish from their nets. 37 have died; Others shot in the eyes so they can't hunt; Pups make...