Seal dies after operation to extract a barbed hook
By Gary T. Kubota email@example.com
Dec. 30, 2015
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Courtesy National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The monk seal known as RG03 or “Ola Loa” underwent surgery Monday at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s facility on Ford Island to remove an embedded hook. The 8-month old seal went into shock shortly after the surgery and died.