UNC Wilmington

6:00 am
Wed March 23, 2011

Arctic Seals Found On North Carolina Coast

Harp seal on Harkers Island Feb 23
Credit NC Dept of Cultural Resources

Several adult harp seals have been spotted along the North Carolina coast. Harp seals normally live in icy regions in the Arctic and Canada. Small populations have been moving down the East Coast in recent years, but this is the furthest south the seals have been spotted.

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