harbor seals

Harbor Seal Pupping Season is Underway!

Harbor seals bear their young during the months of May and June. As a result, the chance of seeing seals on our beaches, and more specifically seal pups, increases. If you see a seal on the beach, it is important to keep back and call the Seacoast Science Center’s Marine Mammal Rescue (MMR) hotline

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First Harbor Pup of the Season

Ashley Stokes  |  Marine Mammal Rescue Coordinator
We responded to, and later rescued, our first harbor seal pup of the season on April 23rd. After a quite month for the hotline, this seal was reported during the peak check-in chaos, just before the start of our Rescue Run: Race for Marine Mammals 5k. Luckily, Rye police officers were

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Pumpkin the harbor seal released!

Ashley Stokes  |  NH Marine Mammal Rescue Coordinator
We have some great news to share with you today: our last remaining seal from the 2015 season that has been receiving care from our friends at Mystic Aquarium, is getting released today! Pumpkin, the juvenile harbor seal was rescued from Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA on September 15th,

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NH Marine Mammal Rescue Year in Review 2015

 

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Oregano the Harbor Seal Swims Free!

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, Oregano the harbor seal was released back into the wild at Wallis Sands State Park in Rye. A cheering crowd of approximately 350 people came out to witness the joyous event and support our Marine Mammal Rescue Team’s work and ocean education efforts!
Oregano was rescued from Seabrook Beach

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