Dr. Gitte McDonald Interviewed About Her Research on Elephant Seals

A recent article in Bay Nature Institute interviews Dr. Brigitte McDonald, head of SJSU/MLML's Vertebrate Ecology Lab, about her physiology research on Northern Elephant Seals (Mirounga angustirostris). The article highlights many of the impressive attributes  possessed by Northern Elephant Seals, such as a maximum diving depth of aproximately 1800 m, which out-does all their seal relatives.