Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Less than 24-hours after arriving by FexEx from Texas, Chewbacca, a northern fur seal, is on public view but in quarantine in a 65,000 gallon tank at the Seattle Aquarium. Biologist Margaret Reynolds feeds him Wednesday. Chewbacca will become a companion to Commander, a resident northern fur seal at the aquarium. Only 11 northern fur seals are in three U.S. zoos and aquariums.
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