Rye, NH, Advised on Handling of Seal Carcasses

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Seacoast Online: The town [of Rye] has received guidance for handling seal carcasses that wash up on town beaches in light of last year’s avian flu-related die-off of harbor seals.

The New England Aquarium, in a letter received September 13, outlines the precautions town officials should take when handling and disposing of marine mammal carcasses and the ongoing monitoring of the flu virus.

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