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Marine Mammal Science

Feb 26, 2022

In honor of International Polar Bear Day (Sunday February 27th), this week’s guest is polar bear scientist Dr. Melissa Galicia, who talks about the diet of polar bears

Feb 19, 2022

In this week’s episode, biologist Dr. Lonneke IJsseldijk explains the many things you can learn from a stranded marine mammal and she tells us about an unusual mass stranding of harbour porpoises in Europe.

Feb 12, 2022

Did you know that whales and dolphins can actually have whiskers?

Dr. Ashley Scarlett chats with sensory biologist Dr. Robyn Grant about this little-known area of whale and dolphin biology. This episode is the last of three episodes about marine mammal whiskers.

Feb 5, 2022

This is part 2 of 3 episodes with sensory biologist Dr. Robyn Grant. In this week's episode, Dr. Grant explains why California Sea Lion whiskers are touch-sensitive.