You can't escape lice, even 6,500 feet below the ocean
Updated as of Aug 27 02:35 PM
If you look at the hind flippers of southern elephant seals, you will find some insects that have made their way to a partially aquatic life. Lice of the species Lepidophthirus macrorhini dwell on the rear limbs of the large aquatic mammals, which spend nearly 10 months of the year in Antarctic waters and dive up to 6,500 feet below the surface.
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