Krista Hupman

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The faeces of  leopard seals can contain surprises like feathers, fish bones and birds’ feet. Photograph: Sylvain Cordier/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Krista Hupman, a biologist in New Zealand who studies the faeces of leopard seals, knows they can contain surprises like feathers, fish bones and bird(...)

Leopard Seal on Mount Maunganui beach, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Photohraph: Steve Clancy /  Getty

Officials in New Zealand are on the hunt for the owners of a USB stick full of photos and videos frozen in a “slab” of leopard seal poo for more than (...)

More than 100 dead pilot whales on a remote beach on Stewart Island in the far south of New Zealand. Photograph: New Zealand Department of Conservation/AFP/Getty

More than 140 pilot whales died after beaching themselves in southern New Zealand, with half being euthanised by conservation workers in a “deeply sad(...)