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October 18, 2022

Ringed seal with poor hair growth

Safety Sound, Alaska

First report of a seal with poor hair growth this year in Norton Sound region.

Young ringed seal
Shared by Gay Sheffield
Young ringed seal close up
Shared by Gay Sheffield

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