It's not uncommon for seals to sunbathe along the Jersey shore when the water temperature dips below 45 degrees, and while this year's visit by the seal population was a bit delayed, the creatures have finally arrived, according to the Gateway National Recreation Area.
An injured seal was removed from a beach in Sea Isle City on Sunday and is recovering at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center. Founding Director Bob Schoelkopf told New Jersey 101.5 the young male harbor seal was spotted on Friday on the 92nd Street Beach in the Townsend Inlet and rescued as people got…
As the weather continues to warm up, do not be surprised if you see seals sunbathing along the beaches of the Jersey Shore. So far, 23 of the mammals have been seen and marine officials are warning residents to keep their distance.
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for New Jersey beaches — and the food-sharing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals.