Jenilee Wirtz

Experts on Long Island Care for Washed Up Baby Seal

In Animals on February 23, 2011 at 6:07 am

Experts on eastern Long Island are caring for a newborn seal that was found on a beach at Montauk State Park.

Robert DiGiovanni, of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation , says the seal has a slight respiratory infection.

It still had its umbilical cord attached when it was found on Feb. 12, 2011.

The gray seal pup is about 3 feet long and 35 pounds. Adult males can weigh up to 800 pounds.

Check out the full story @ Fox 5 here!

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