Dead seal pup partially eaten by a vulture.
Salisbury State Park, MA
at least 44 at known seal haul-out site at the bay side of Sandy Hook
The harbor (or harbour) seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal, is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern Hemisphere. The most widely distributed of pinniped (walruses, eared seals, and true seals), they are found in coastal waters of the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the Baltic and North Seas.