Four seals go back to Midway Atoll

  • Photo by Lauren Van Heukelem/The Marine Mammal Center_NOAA Permit #18786-03

    Hawaiian monk sea Leimana swims in a rehabilitation pool during treatment at The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona, Ke Kai Ola. As an essential business operating during the ongoing pandemic, the Center is committed to continuing its core mission work that includes conservation of threatened and endangered species.

  • Photo by Lauren Van Heukelem/The Marine Mammal Center_NOAA Permit #18786-03

    Ka‘ena, a weaned female Hawaiian monk seal pup, prepares to exit her rehabilitation pool during treatment at The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona, Ke Kai Ola.

KONA — Four Hawaiian monk seals were successfully released last Wednesday on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona that is dedicated to the endangered marine mammal. As an essential business operating during the ongoing pandemic, the Center is committed to continuing its core mission work that includes the conservation of threatened and endangered species.

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