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Seals Map Ocean Floor

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The new work with elephant seals is the first to extract information on the shape of the seafloor -- known as bathymetry -- from new sensors, glued to the animals' heads, which can measure pressure and hence depth. "You can actually map the ocean floor," Daniel Costa, a marine biologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, says.

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