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How We're Hurting Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals

Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi), Sand Island, Midway Atoll, US Overseas Territory
Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi), Sand Island, Midway Atoll, US Overseas Territory

Nihoa had a bad week.

First it was a startling mylar balloon that was blowing down the beach on Oahu’s North Shore. Then a 25-foot boat unexpectedly came ashore after breaking its mooring. To top it off, she had to bite an off-leash dog in the butt to protect her pup, who’s just a few weeks old.

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