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Chemical records in teeth confirm elusive Alaska lake seals are one of a kind

20:00 EDT 30 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(University of Washington) Lifelong chemical records stored in the canine teeth of an elusive group of seals show that the seals remain in freshwater their entire lives and are likely a distinct population from their relatives in the ocean. Their home territory, Iliamna Lake, is in the heart of the proposed Pebble Mine project.

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