It’s official: Harbor seal is R.I.’s state mammal

Providence Journal on Jul 14, 2016

It’s official: Harbor seal is R.I.’s state mammal

“This sort of publicity can only be a good thing for wildlife populations. Let’s build on this positive momentum and see if we are doing all that we can to protect Rhode Island’s iconic wildlife, such as harbor seals,” said Robert D. Kenney, a marine mammal ecologist retired from the oceanography research faculty at the University of Rhode Island, in a column that appeared in the Journal in February.