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Do Ice Swimmers Have Bigger Brains?

Researchers found that the brains of newborn seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) are large when they are born. The baby seal's brain size is relatively large compared with adult seals and, remarkably 70% the size of adult brains. What is remarkable about these seals are that they are the only mammal that swims long distances under the sea ice, holding their

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