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Posted Wed Feb 15 2012: from Live Science:
Global Warming Makes Elephant Seals Dive Deeper, Study Suggests
Lumbering elephant seals in Antarctica seem to be taking the heat from global warming, as scientists have found the mammals must dive to deeper than normal depths in warmer seas to snag food. The deeper dives may also mean less time to get food, the researchers say... Their dive depth, it seems, depends on the prey the elephant seals are searching for. And as their watery world warms, the researchers found, the squid and fish that are usually in waters above 3,280 feet (1,000 m) are forced to deeper waters.
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From what I hear, the deeper the food, the tastier the finds.

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