Skip to comments.Sick Alaska seal shows possible spread of disease
Posted on 03/12/2012 9:45:06 PM PDT by Razzz42
ANCHORAGE, AlaskaFederal scientists said Wednesday that a nearly bald, lethargic seal recovered from the southeast Alaska coast showed the same symptoms of a disease that sickened ringed seals and Pacific walrus on the state's north coast last year.
Fishermen last week spotted the seal near Yakutat at the top of the Alaska Panhandle, where it was captured and taken to Anchorage. The seal was determined to be so ill that it was euthanized.
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Wake me when it is over.
Wait a minute. I thought that the lack of sea ice hurt the polar bears, and was in turn GOOD for the seals? Somebody needs to get their story straight! (Oh - who am I kidding, they can say whatever as long as AGW gets the blame and the sheeple will believe it.)
Is Florida under water yet? Must be Global warming. Which causes Snow, sleet, hail, cold, wet, hot, temperatures!
Who’s the honcho of listing critters as endangered anyhow? Can any old agency do it? Can the FAA list winged creatures if NOAA can list ocean dwelling ones?
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