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northern fur seal Larissa
Hawaiian monk seal Lele-aka
endangered

Lele-aka

Hawaiian Monk Seal
Monachus schauinslandi

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Hawaiian monk seal pup Lele-aka was severely underweight when she was found alone on a beach without her mother in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, which is home to about 80 percent of this endangered population.

Her name means “milky way” in Hawaiian, and the stars aligned for this pup when she was brought to Ke Kai Ola, our Hawaiian monk seal hospital in the Main Hawaiian Islands.

Lele-aka was initially fed fish-mash smoothies until she was strong enough to transition to eating whole fish.

After nine months of care, Lele-aka regained her health and was released back to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands where she will help rebuild this endangered population of just 1,400 animals.

Age at Admit
Pup
Sex
Female
Location
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
Diagnosis
Malnutrition
Admitted
08/25/2016
Status
Released
Release Date
05/25/2017
Release Location
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

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You’ll be giving sick and injured animals the best possible care at the Center’s state-of-the-art hospital. With your gift today, you are giving a patient a second chance at life in the wild.

  • $35 You'll buy food for a hungry animal
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