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San Francisco Chronicle: As Bay Area Weather Heats Up, Keep a Safe Distance from Seal Pups on the Beach

May 21, 2022
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As Bay Area weather heats up, keep a safe distance from seal pups on the beach

Published in the San Francisco Chronicle: May 21, 2022

With summer coming and a wave of warm weather hitting the Bay Area, more people will head to the coast. 

It’s also a time when harbor seals have hauled up on local beaches to rear their pups, and wildlife experts are warning visitors to take precautions after noticing a disturbing rise inhuman interactions with the marine mammals since the pandemic began.

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