Seal Pups in Danger

Seal pups stop in Delaware on their way to warmer waters. They are in danger due to onlookers and traffic.

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MERR Institute
The MERR Institute reports there's been a few local encounters with seals on Delaware beaches recently. The seal pups are making a pit stop in Delaware on their way to warmer waters.
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Brian Peters
One of the many seals visiting the area. This harbor seal was greeting visitors near Broadkill Beach.
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MERR Institute
One seal pup was not reported to MERR and unfortunately ended up being disoriented and struck by a car near IR Inlet.
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If you do encounter a seal on the beaches, call the MERR Institute at 302-228-5029 so they may dispatch someone there immediately.
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MERR Institute
The seal pups are cute, but they may bite.
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The MERR Institute suggests you stay at least 150 feet away so you don't get hurt.
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