Injured seal pup learns to swim again

Associated Press
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2013 photo, Mystic Aquarium veterinarian Allison D. Tuttle poses at the aquarium in Mystic, Conn.  Tuttle helped perform the amputation of one of the two hind flippers an 8-month old female harbor seal, known as Pup 49, and is supervising the mammal's recovery.  (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi)

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The seal animal rescuers named 'Pup 49' is adjusting to life without one of her two hind flippers after veterinarians at the Mystic Aquarium performed an amputation to prevent a stubborn infection from spreading throughout her body.The harbor seal pup was the victim of a brutal attack by an older seal that left deep wounds all over her body.

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