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Abandoned Seal Pup Being Returned To Wild

A harbor seal pup found abandoned in Maine will be released back into the wild in Rhode Island after spending several months in rehabilitation at the Mystic Aquarium.

10/25/2013

Courtesy Mystic Aquarium

Name Chosen For Seal Pup With Amputated Fin

The Mystic Aquarium says the harbor seal wose left rear flipper was amputated after she suffered a life-threatening infection now has a name

04/23/2013

(Courtesy Mystic Aquarium)

Ailing Seal Pup In Mystic Gains National Attention

The harbor seal pup lay battered on a Massachusetts beach, the victim of a brutal attack by an older seal that left deep wounds all over her body and sapped so much of her strength that she couldn’t even flee when rescuers found her.

03/29/2013

(Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Hearing Considers Autopsy Records

Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the deadly 2007 Cheshire home invasion, wants Connecticut lawmakers to further tighten rules for the public release of certain autopsy records.

02/28/2011

Seal Donated by Navy to Mystic Aquarium Dies at Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) _ The Toledo Zoo says a gray seal that performed tasks for the U.S. Navy in the 1970s has died. The male seal named Neptune died earlier this week and was about […]

12/17/2010