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"64664" & "62156"
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3/21/07 - 62156

62156 MARC 07-002 Cc, a female yearling hooded seal, stranded in York, Maine, on January 11, 2007. Upon admit to MARC, she was found to have a broken mandibular symphysis (cartilaginous connection between the lower jaw bones). The jaw healed nicely and she was treated for both internal and external parasites. #2's bloodwork showed that she was positive for a bacterial infection that affects the kidneys, which if left untreated can lead to fatality. She gained 63 lbs during her 2.5 month stay at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center and was released back into the wild with a satellite tag on March 21, 2007 at Granite Point in Biddeford, Maine.

64664 3/21/07 - "64664"

MARC 07-003 Cc, a male yearling hooded seal, originally stranded in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, on January 20, 2007. He was underweight and dehydrated, with a case of lice, and ulcerations on the roof of his mouth. #3's bloodwork showed that he was positive a bacterial infection that affects the kidneys, which if left untreated can lead to fatality. He gained 60 lbs. during his 2 month stay at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center and was released back into the wild with a satellite tag on March 21, 2007 at Granite Point in Biddeford, Maine.


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