Seal released back into Shinnecock Bay

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Matsi, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, was released back into Shinnecock Bay in Hampton Bays on Friday after being treated at the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Onlookers watch as Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Onlookers watch as Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation in Hampton Bays on Friday. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

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Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released from his crate after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, waits in his crate as he prepares to be released into Shinnecock Bay after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released from his crate after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

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Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup,
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Matsi Marina, a 1-year-old male gray seal pup, is released from his crate after being rehabilitated by members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation on Friday in Hampton Bays. Matsi, who suffered from dehydration and alopecia, or fur loss, was nursed back to health after being found on Mother's Day of this year. (July 27, 2012)

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