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16th June, 2012

Scientists to strap cameras to Hawaiian seals

Media Watch, Washington Examiner, 15 June 2012

Some fishermen blame the endangered species for stealing their catch. There are unfounded rumors that they devour and deplete fish stocks. And at least four of them have been killed by humans in Hawaii since late last year.

To help correct the misconceptions, government scientists plan to glue submersible cameras onto the seals’ backs, using the footage to prove to fishermen the animals are not harming their way of life. It may even end up on reality TV. [More]

For further information on the project: http://www.monksealfoundation.org/research.aspx

Source: Scientists to strap cameras to Hawaiian seals, Washington Examiner, 15 June 2012.

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