17 seals that washed up along Jersey Shore being cared for by Marine Mammal Stranding Center

At one point, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says they had four staff members on the road responding to urgent cases at the same time.

Lanette Espy

Mar 21, 2024, 10:24 AM

Updated 124 days ago

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Over a dozen injured seals are being cared for after washing up along the Jersey Shore, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says.
The organization says it’s caring for 17 seal patients. In one instance, the MMSC says they found an adult Harp seal in someone's backyard in Oceanport.
According to the animal rescue service, seals washed up from Bayonne all the way down through Cape May.
At one point, the MMSC says they had four staff members on the road responding to urgent cases.


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