Quantcast

Latest Carnivorans Stories

2014-06-30 23:11:59

SEAL Innovation, Inc., a wearable technology start-up commercializing an innovative swim safety monitor, announces that seasoned business and aquatics leaders Jan Davis and David Fox have joined its board of directors. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 SEAL Innovation, Inc., a wearable technology start-up commercializing an innovative swim safety monitor, announces that seasoned business and aquatics leaders Jan Davis and David Fox have joined its board of directors. “We are ecstatic to...

2014-06-17 23:01:08

Ashley Twichell qualified for the U.S. Open Water National team with a sixth place finish in the Women’s 10K event at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships at Castaic Lake, California this weekend. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Ashley Twichell qualified for the U.S. Open Water National team with a sixth place finish in the Women’s 10K event at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships at Castaic Lake, California this weekend.     The 2014...

2014-05-09 23:00:34

SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports Announce the SEAL Innovation Team and Partnership Goals to Benefit the Triangle-Area, Competitive Swimming and Aquatic Safety Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 At a news conference yesterday, SEAL Innovation, Inc. (SEAL), Triangle Aquatic Center (TAC) and iX3 Sports announced ambitious goals for their new partnership, including the sponsorship by SEAL of the professional swim team created by iX3 Sports training to qualify for the 2016...

Seal Evolution Discovery And Sexual Dimorphism
2014-02-20 08:20:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pinning down the answer to a widely-asked question is one of the most exciting things a researcher can do. For Thomas Cullen, who completed the research as part of his Master's degree at Carleton University, this experience came early in his career. Cullen, working with Canadian Museum of Nature paleontologist Dr. Natalia Rybczynski, made a ground-breaking discovery about pinnipeds — the suborder that makes up seals, sea lions, and...

Climate Woes Continue: Changes In Polar Bear Diet Result In Higher Toxin Exposure
2013-09-20 12:34:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Warmer than average Arctic temperatures in recent years have been stirring up all kinds of ecological changes and a new study in the journal Global Change Biology indicates that polar bears could be getting exposed to higher levels of toxins as a result. The study looked at an East Greenlandic population of polar bears, which is expected to enjoy the Arctic sea ice far longer than other regions. However, the loss of ice sheet cover in...

Climate Change Harp Seals Abandon Pups
2013-07-22 15:20:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Duke University scientists have determined that young harp seals off the eastern coast of Canada are at a greater risk of getting stranded than adult seals due to climate change. Researchers wrote in the open-access journal PLOS ONE that declining sea ice is leaving baby harp seals stranded in greater numbers. "Stranding rates for the region's adult seals have generally not gone up as sea ice cover has declined; it's the...

Seal Mothers Show Risk-Taking Parenting Traits With Their Pups
2012-11-21 17:28:49

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A duck will carefully wade into the water before allowing her ducklings to follow suit. Bears will leave their young undercover before beckoning them into a clearing they have deemed safe. Your own mother would insist upon taking you by the hand before venturing across a city street. These are all protective acts of mothers in the animal kingdom. But not every mother necessarily subscribes to this model of parenting....


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
Related