Aug 19, 2015

Women to get to try out for Navy SEALs: report

The U.S. Navy plans to open its famed SEAL fighting units to women, provided they can pass the notoriously difficult training course, Defense News reported Tuesday. The move comes as the military announced that two American women will on Friday become the first female ...

Nov 28, 2014

Porpoise slaughter: Seals fingered in whodunnit

It seemed like an open-and-shut case — a beach mystery that a 10-year-old detective with an ice cream and some time on his hands could figure out. For the better part of a decade, hundreds of harbor porpoises washed up along the southeastern coastline ...

Okhotsk seal puts in at Odawara

Aug 19, 2013

Okhotsk seal puts in at Odawara

A baby spotted, or largha, seal of the type that mainly inhabits the Sea of Okhotsk has been showing up recently along the coast of Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, causing local residents to nickname the animal “Oda-chan.” The seal was first seen Aug. 11, relaxing ...