In this photo provided by Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, a female Harbor seal pup rests on a mat in the Riverhead Foundation facility at the Long Island Aqua

 

              In this photo provided by Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, a female Harbor seal pup rests on a mat in the Riverhead Foundation facility at the Long Island Aqua
In this photo provided by Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, a female Harbor seal pup rests on a mat in the Riverhead Foundation facility at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, N.Y. Riverhead Foundation biologists responding to multiple calls of a distressed seal, found her struggling against the surf and was transported her back to the Foundation’s marine mammal hospital. (AP Photo/Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)