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"66921" & "66920"
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9/7/10 - "66920" & "66921"

May 27, 2010 in Maine by the Department of Marine Resources and College of the Atlantic, respectively and transferred to the Mystic Aquarium Seal Rescue Clinic for rehabilitation. During their admittance exams, they were observed to be thin in body condition and were both considered abandoned pups. They were treated with antibiotics and were tube fed formula during their initial weeks and recovered well. On September 7, 2010 they were released off shore of Fisher's Island, NY via boat. The release was a collaboration between Sea Research Foundation and Coastal Environmental Services.


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