Ribbon seal http://www.kplu.org en Ribbon seal far from Arctic home in good shape http://www.kplu.org/post/ribbon-seal-far-arctic-home-good-shape <p>EVERETT, Wash. &mdash; An Arctic ribbon seal rarely seen in Puget Sound has had its southerly sojourn interrupted for a medical checkup that shows the male is in good health.</p><div><p>Marine mammal experts from NOAA fisheries in Seattle threw a net over the white-striped seal on an Everett dock Tuesday and held him for a 20-minute examination.</p><p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:41:39 +0000 The Associated Press 4000 at http://www.kplu.org Ribbon seal far from Arctic home in good shape