Field Frame Friday: Drool-cicle Dreams.

Not all behavioral observations go into datasheets and end up in academic journals. Antarctic seals, like this Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii)drool while sleeping, but its so cold (summer temperatures as low as −26 °C or −14.8 °F) that it freezes into a drool-cicle!

[Caption and Photo taken (under MMPA Permit 17411) by Skyla Walcott]

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