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Aquarium workers rescue seal pup in Hull

A group of admirers in­advertently put a 6-week-old gray seal pup in such danger that it had to be rescued Tuesday afternoon, the New ­England Aquarium said.

Police had noticed many people crowded around a seal pup that was found on a popular Hull beach Tuesday, giving the animal so much attention that it needed to be relocated for safety reasons, said Tony LaCasse, aquarium spokesman.

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