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New monk seal facility set to open by year's end

By Nina Wu

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 11, 2013

~~<p>The 100-pound orphaned Hawaiian monk seal pup was likely just trying to play, according to The Marine Mammal Center, as he nipped two swimmers training for the Ironman triathlon in Kama&shy;ka&shy;honu Bay early last month.</p>
<p>A veterinarian and two marine biologists plucked Kamilo (also identified as H05) out of the bay and relocated him to Niihau. Volunteers report that Kamilo seems to be doing well there.</p>
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The 100-pound orphaned Hawaiian monk seal pup was likely just trying to play, according to The Marine Mammal Center, as he nipped two swimmers training for the Ironman triathlon in Kama­ka­honu Bay early last month.

A veterinarian and two marine biologists plucked Kamilo (also identified as H05) out of the bay and relocated him to Niihau. Volunteers report that Kamilo seems to be doing well there. Login for more...



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