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< Beachapedia:Factoid‎ | 2019‎ | 04

Lost gray seal heads south instead of north

"A young gray seal took an unexpected turn south this winter, visiting Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach and finally, St. Augustine, Florida. Gray seals in the Western Atlantic generally live in coastal areas from Canada to the northeastern United States. But every year, we encounter out-of-habitat seals. This year, in addition to this southern explorer, seals have been spotted in Albany and Bermuda. Usually, visiting seals find their way back without intervention. But sometimes, as with this male weanling gray seal, they need our help." - Excerpt from NOAA, learn more about the collaborative effort to save this and other seal pups here.

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