Harbor seal returned to ocean

A rescued harbor seal is returned to the ocean at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2018. (WJAR)

A young harbor seal named Snap Dragon that was nursed back to health was returned to the ocean.

The seal was released Thursday at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown.

The seal spent four months rehabilitating at Mystic Aquarium. He was rescued in Chatham in September. He was underweight and had rocks in his stomach.

Snap Dragon also had wounds and a fractured flipper.

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