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Old 11-12-2013, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Oh those eyes and that cry!

Wild seal fusses over going into the water. [VIDEO]
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Old 11-14-2013, 07:27 AM
 
Location: Duluth, MN
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It could be due to the presence of the person with the camera. It's worth noting that very often, the mother will leave the pup for up to 6-8 hours at a time to look for food. When I worked for a wildlife agency in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, there were continual instances of well-meaning citizens "rescuing" seal pups which they believed to be abandoned, but were not.
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