New baby seal born at Seaside Aquarium

New baby seal born at Seaside Aquarium

Credit: TiffanyBoothe/SeasideAquarium

New baby seal born at Seaside Aquarium

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by Cornelius Swart, KGW.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 27 at 1:17 PM

NEWPORT, Ore. -- A new bouncing baby seal pup was born at the Seaside Aquarium on Sunday.

Greta, the oldest female harbor seal at the aquarium gave birth one day before her 19th birthday on Monday, according to aquarium staff.

Both mother and pup are doing well and are available for public visits, staff said.

More: Photos: Baby seal born at Seaside Aquarium

The Seaside Aquarium was the first aquarium in the world to successfully breed harbor seals in captivity back in 1952, staff said.

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