Marcia Strykowski

Seal Release!

University of New England has a Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center where they nurture orphaned baby harbor seals back to health and then, when they’re strong enough, release them back to the ocean. I had the opportunity to witness this firsthand. Five pups who started out at about 15 pounds and now average 50 pounds were set free on a mild day in August. How wonderful to see the healthy pups swimming out to sea as nature intended.

Here are the first two starting out: 

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On their way:

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Almost there:

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They made it:

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Happy travels little seals, be safe.

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1 Comment

  1. Ashley

    This looks like so much fun to see!

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