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Fattened Up on Fish-Popcicles: How to Rehabilitate a Hawaiian Monk Seal

by Stacie Robinson Start the day thawing and weighing out fish for the day. Add vitamins to each seal’s first fish. 8:00am feed the seals, wash the dishes. Entertain the animals, maybe with a sprinkler or a delicious frozen fish-cicle … Continue reading

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Hawaiian monk seals and pathogens: An ounce of prevention

by Michelle Barbieri Ever wondered how to reboot a propane-powered refrigerator? Flipping it upside-down is actually a viable strategy. This is the latest challenge overcome by our remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands field teams in the initial stages of the summer … Continue reading

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Monk seal team visits Nihoa

Photos and post by Siri Hakala June 23 Yesterday morning there was a knock on our stateroom door. Jessie Lopez (Chief Scientist) and Charles Littnan (Lead of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program) were inviting me to join the crew … Continue reading

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