Comments for: Newcastle biologist hopes to win young explorer competition and help save monk seals

Posted April 02, 2011, at 4:44 p.m.
Last modified April 03, 2011, at 9:47 p.m.

NEWCASTLE | Midcoast conservation biologist Dash Masland dreams of using her unusual research specialty — her nickname is the “poopologist” — to help save the critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal from extinction. With her recent selection as one of two young explorers competing in the National Geographic Channel’s Expedition …

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