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Leopard Seal Team

FOUNDERS

Krista Hupman - Researcher and founder of Leopardseals.org

Dr Krista van der Linde

Co-founder LeopardSeals.org
WWF-NZ (Marine Species Programme Manager)
Kaikoura, New Zealand

Dr. Ingrid Visser, Cetacean Expert and founder of Leopardseals.org

Dr Ingrid N. Visser

Co-founder LeopardSeals.org
Cetacean Biologist/Animal Welfare Advocate
Orca Research Trust & Whale Rescue
Tutukaka, New Zealand

Researchers - New Zealand based

Rick Bout

Rick Bout

Research Assistant - Auckland, New Zealand

Tracy McKeown

Tracy McKeown

Research Assistant - Kaikoura, New Zealand

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Cassandra Shaw

Research Assistant - Auckland, New Zealand

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Ethan Henderson

Research Assistant - UK

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Tineke Joustra (MSc)

Research Assistant – Auckland, New Zealand

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Nicola Roos

Research Assistant - Auckland, New Zealand

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Erin Vince

Research Assistant - UK

Researchers - GLOBAL

Alex

Alex Grabham (MSc)

Research Assistant & PhD student - UK

London Fletcher

London Fletcher

Trainee Research Assistant - USA

Kimberly

Kimberly Matucci (MSc)

Research Assistant - USA

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