On March 30, SeaWorld Orlando welcomed a harbor seal pup. The pup was born to 41-year-old mother, Dagwood. Both are doing well and are being cared for by SeaWorld’s animal care team.
A young harbor seal was discovered in a state fish hatchery in the town of Sandwich in Cape Cod. There she had her pick of delicious trout to eat. Her all-you-can eat buffet came to an end, however, when the Cape Cod Stranding Network captured the seal, tagged her, and released her back into the Atlantic in West Dennis.
What is interesting is the tremendous journey this seal had to make to reach the hatchery. According to Misty Niemeyer of the Cape Cod Stranding Network, the seal would have had to waddle on land for 2 miles, including stretches on the boardwalk and through a tunnel under Route 6A.
For more information, see Boston.com’s article: “Hungry Seal Hits Bonanza at Fish Hatchery”