Harbor Seal Chosen as RI State Mammal

Harbor Seal, Photo/NOAA
Harbor Seal, Photo/NOAA

Providence Journal: Rhode Island now has an official state marine mammal: the harbor seal. Governor Raimondo signed the legislation into law on Thursday, drawing online cheers — and more than a few “aarfs” — from seal fans on Twitter.

“Happy to seal the deal today,” said Raimondo, in response to a Journal inquiry. “There’s so much to explore in Rhode Island and our wildlife is such a great part of all we have to offer.

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