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Monk seal found dead on Kauai’s north shore

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 31, 2014

~~<p>A endangered monk seal pup was killed this week in an apparent dog attack on a remote beach on Kauai&rsquo;s north shore, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.</p>
<p>Federal and state officials have initiated an investigation and are asking for the public&rsquo;s help on information on the attack. David Schofield, NOAA&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Health and Response coordinator, said this is believed to be the first monk seal killed by a dog in the main Hawaiian Islands.</p>
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A endangered monk seal pup was killed this week in an apparent dog attack on a remote beach on Kauai’s north shore, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Federal and state officials have initiated an investigation and are asking for the public’s help on information on the attack. David Schofield, NOAA’s Marine Mammal Health and Response coordinator, said this is believed to be the first monk seal killed by a dog in the main Hawaiian Islands. Login for more...



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