Va. Aquarium officials rescue stranded seal

Bronco (Photo courtesy: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Officials at the Virginia Aquarium rescued a gray seal after the animal was found stranded at False Cape State Park.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center staff say they found, Bronco, the seal at the park on March 21. After observing him for several days, officials say, he gradually began displaying behaviors of an unhealthy seal.

Bronco was admitted to the facility’s rehab on March 24. Employees say he was lethargic, had mild pneumonia and several lesions across his body.

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