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San Francisco Chronicle: Marin Animal Center Helps Fatten Monk Seals

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Marin Animal Center Helps Fatten Up Hawaiian Monk Seals

Published by the San Francisco Chronicle: October 16, 2017

Aquaculture has long taken many forms at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, home to producers of abalone, kampachi, lobster and octopus. Thanks to a Bay Area nonprofit, the Kailua-Kona complex also boasts a fat farm — one where the clients leave weighing much more than before.

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