Free Winnie! Park Staff Rescues Seal Stuck in Log

December 27, 2017

Good deeds: Washington State Parks employees successfully freed a harbor seal that had been caught in a cedar log last week.

Excerpt: “When park staff arrived they realized that the mammal, who they lovingly named Winnie (think Winnie the Pooh getting his head stuck in a honey jar), had one thing going for it. The log it was stuck in was cedar, which splits easily.

‘With some good old-fashioned teamwork, staff inserted a wedge and were able to split the log and free Winnie!’ the parks department said in a blog post.

Winnie didn’t waste any time, and immediately got back in the water and swam away.”

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