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Mile 245 Report
December 13, 2010
Lethargic, young seal at far north end of Roads End mile 245.
Lethargic, young seal at far north end of Roads End mile 245. Eyes appeared cloudy. Filed Marine Mammal report.Per Jim Rice, "this is a young elephant seal. It's late in the season to see one ashore to molt, but that's likely what it's doing."Update 12/16: Checked on seal and it appears to be dying. No sign of injury. Notified Jim.
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