December 12, 2017

Chewbacca, Seattle Aquarium seal, dies

Chewbacca, a northern fur seal, came to the Seattle Aquarium in February.

Chewbacca, a northern fur seal, came to the Seattle Aquarium in February. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

Chewbacca, Seattle Aquarium’s northern fur seal, has died following surgery he underwent  last week.

The 13-year-old male seal, known at the aquarium as “Chewy,” seemed to be recovering from an operation last Thursday that removed a mass from his gastrointestinal system, but he died Sunday

Source: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2014/12/chewbacca-seattle-aquarium-seal-dies/?syndication=rss