Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup Rescued

By Brianne Randle – KOHN Channel 2

At only twenty-four hours old, this pup was living the island life. Just him and his mom.

“At first when we put them together they touched nose to nose, and we were hoping that there would be that bond there,” says David Schofield, Marine Mammal Response Coordinator.

That hope soon dwindled.

“Then the mother started biting the pup on the head,” says Schofield.

And aggression turned into abandonment.

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