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Seal pup visits Lighthouse Park


Last updated 11/11/2020 at 12:28pm

Photo courtesy of Alex Domm

A harbor seal pup showed up at the beach at Lighthouse Park Sunday, Oct. 25.

An unexpected visitor dropped by the beach at Lighthouse Park Sunday, Oct. 25. An unattended harbor seal pup was hanging out, likely waiting for its mother to return.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) advises people to keep their distance from pups. The best thing you can do is to leave the animal alone, the administration says.

Harbor seals and all marine mammals are protected by law under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Federal marine mammal regulations prohibit harassing or capturing seals on shore to reduce human disturbance of important life processes. Feed...

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