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Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 3 Rescued Hawaiian Monk Seals Recovering at Big Island Hospital

June 21, 2022
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3 rescued Hawaiian monk seals recovering at Big Island hospital

Published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser: June 21, 2022

Three Hawaiian monk seals — two from Laysan Island and one from Molokai — are undergoing rehabilitation at The Marine Mammal Center’s specialized hospital in Kailua-Kona.

All three are doing well and on their way to recovery, according to Dr. Sophie Whoriskey, the Center’s Hawaiian Monk Seal Conservation Veterinarian.

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