And they're off

Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team release five harbor seal pups on the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50 pounds. The pups were named Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team release five harbor seal pups on the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50 pounds. The pups were named Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team released five harbor seal pups Friday on the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I.

The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50 pounds.

The pups were named: Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola.

Blossom, foreground, one of five harbor seal pups being released by staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team, moves from her carrier onto the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50pounds. The pups were named: Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Blossom, foreground, one of five harbor seal pups being released by staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team, moves from her carrier onto the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50pounds. The pups were named: Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team unload five harbor seal pups to be released on the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50 pounds. The pups were named: Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Team unload five harbor seal pups to be released on the sands of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, R.I., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The five pups, all rescued shortly after birth in the late spring and early summer, are the last five rehabilitated animals to be released this year by the aquarium. All five pups, four female and one male, weighed between 14 and 20 pounds at rescue and now weigh at least 50 pounds. The pups were named: Blossom, Marigold, Begonia, Indigo and Viola. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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