6 harbor seal pups released into ocean

Poppy, a 1-year-old harbor seal, was released back into the wild Thursday. (Photo: Mystic Aquarium)
Poppy, a 1-year-old harbor seal, was released back into the wild Thursday. (Photo: Mystic Aquarium)

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – Mystic Aquarium has released six seal pups in the waters off Charlestown.

The harbor seal pups were rescued by Mystic Aquarium back in April and May.

They are each between four and five months old.

Workers at the aquarium believe they were abandoned shortly after birth.

Each pup was rescued at different times and from different locations along the coast of Maine.

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