'MAKE BETTER CHOICES': ENDANGERED HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS KEEP GETTING EELS STUCK UP THEIR NOSES AND SCIENTISTS WANT THEM TO STOP

WELL, THERE'S A LONG, BLACK-AND-WHITE EEL DANGLING FROM ITS RIGHT NOSTRIL.

LITTNAN SAID HE DOES HAVE A FEW THEORIES ABOUT HOW AN EEL COULD NATURALLY END UP WEDGED IN A SEAL'S NOSTRIL.

Well, there's a long, black-and-white eel dangling from its right nostril.
After less than a minute of tugging, a 2 1/2-foot dead eel emerged from the seal's nostril.
He added that a monk seal's nostrils, which reflexively close when they are diving for food, are very muscular and it would be difficult for any animal to push through.

A relaxed-looking juvenile Hawaiian monk seal lounges near a sandy white beach on some green foliage. Its eyes are half-closed and it has a serene expression on its face. But the seal’s calm demeanor is surprising. Why?...

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