Harbour Seals released with satellite transmitters

A harbour seal wearing a satellite linked transmitter on its head is pictured after its release into the waters of Howe Sound in Porteau Cove, British Columbia

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On November 20, 2013, staff at the Vancouver Aquarium released seven Harbour Seals into Howe Sound, five of which have satellite.The rescued seal pups will help scientists better understand where the seals go after they have been released and where they travel to beyond there, which will help to improve the rehabilitation and release program at VanAqua.

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