B-roll of U.S. Coast Guard District 14 loading and transporting Hawaiian monk seal in a MH-65 helicopter. The seal was found ashore in Kauai and in critical condition. She was transported to a National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration facility at Ford Island for surgery.
The Hawaiian monk seal population has shown some signs of recovery over recent years. The size of the monk seal population in 2019 was about the same as in 2018, with slightly more than 1,400 seals. While the population size hasn’t really changed since last year, the population trend remains positive in recent years. It … Meer lezen