Mystic Aquarium releases two seal pups

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WTNH) — Following a triple seal release by Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program a couple of weeks ago, two more seals were released on Thursday.

Mystic Aquarium announced the release of two harbor seal pups, Lavender and Bluebell, at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I.

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The aquarium says both pups were believed to have been abandoned shortly after birth and were rescued in Maine before making their way down to Connecticut.

The duo is now approximately four to five months and has been deemed healthy for life at sea by aquarium staff.