Picture of monk seal with eel up its nose shared by Noaa was only latest episode to occur in the past two years, baffling researchers
The Hawaiian monk seal has become endangered due to a range of threats, from fishing net entanglements to disease. Now the beleaguered species is facing an unexpected new challenge – eels getting stuck up their noses.
Original Title: Endangered Hawaiian monk seals face new challenge: eels stuck up their noses
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