Saving Hawaiian Monk Seals

November 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;11/10/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p2
The article discusses the efforts of marine animal experts to save Hawaiian monk seals from extinction. Scientists worry that the seals are not getting enough food, and experts are trying to determine why. Other experts are monitoring the habitat of the monk seals for pollution. About 1,200 seals live near the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and scientists fear their population will drop in the next five years.


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