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A Weddell seal equipped with "seal-cam."

Photo of seal with fish in its mouth

A Weddell seal displays its catch--a toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni). The "seal cam," attached to the seal's back, enabled researchers to see what goes on underneath the Antarctic ice.

Credit: Randall Davis, Texas A&M University

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