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File photo of a seal pup. (Photo by SEEHUNDAUFZUCHTSTATION NORDDEICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds: Leave Starving Puget Sound Seal Pup Alone

It might be agonizing to watch a harbor seal pup that appears to be starving, but “rescuing” it would be unnatural and could do more harm than good, a spokesman for the National Marine Fisheries Service said.