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Observations of Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) injuries: nature, size, location, time taken to heal, infection mircoorganisms and cause of infections
Entry ID: K017_1966_1967_NZ_3

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Abstract: Seals were examined closely for injuries, the nature, size and location of each wound being recorded in field notes and diagrammatically on a separate sheet for each seal. Seals were observed in the pupping colonies around the Dellbridge Islands, Turk's Head, Glacier Tongue and Turtle Rock during the early part of the season and in the Scott Base/Cape Armitage area after the sea ice had broken ... View entire text
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  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.15   W: 166.15
  N: -77.58   S: -77.75   E: 167.0   W: 166.0

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Start Date: 1966-11-22
Stop Date: 1967-02-21
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Smith, M.S.R. 1966. Injuries as an indicator of social behaviour in the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli), Mammalia, 30(2): 241-246.
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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