BUXTON, N.C.-- A seal was recently spotted on the beach at Cape Point in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the southern Outer Banks.
A tweet from Cape Hatteras National Seashore account says, “Seals pass through our area during winter months and sometimes haul-out on beaches to rest."
Seals pass through our area during winter months & rest on our beaches. Recently, seals were spotted at Cape Point.— Cape Hatteras National Seashore (@CapeHatterasNPS) January 19, 2018
If a seal is observed on a beach within the Seashore, call our Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline at
252-216-6892. Do not touch or feed the seals. pic.twitter.com/ckFtT2Vb7O
Anyone who spots a seal on the beach inside the national seashore is asked to call marine mammal and sea turtle stranding hotline at (252) 216-6892.
Park officials also asks that no one feeds or touch the seals.
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