After collecting viral, chemical, and genetic data from this young Weddell seal, the team lifts the seal off the ice in a net to weigh it. Moments later the seal was released. It wandered off a few meters and promptly took a nap on the ice. On the sea ice, near the icebreaker Oden.
Credit to read: Photo by Jeff Peneston (PolarTREC 2008/2009), Courtesy of ARCUS