Sticky situation: USB found in seal faeces reunited with owner

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Amanda Nally, a seal enthusiast, had helped scientists to collect the sample 12 months earlier The owner of a USB stick which was found in the frozen faeces of a rare leopard seal in New Zealand has been tracked down after a nationwide search and revealed to be a seal enthusiast who had helped collect the sample 12 months earlier. Last week the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) put out of a call for the owner of a USB stick they had recovered from the scat of a leopard seal, which had sat in a scientist’s freezer for more than a year, waiting to be examined. Continue …

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