Weddell Seal Pelts (image) University of California - Santa Cruz Share Print E-Mail Caption Inside the Cape Evans Hut is a pile of Weddell seal pelts from a hundred years ago. Researchers compared samples from these pelts and from modern Weddell seals to see if the ecology of the species has changed in the last century. Credit Luis Huckstadt Usage Restrictions For use only with news coverage of this research Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.