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Nearly 20 volunteers help rescue Hawaiian monk seal with shark bite injuries

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LAIE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Volunteers on Wednesday rushed to Laie to help an endangered Hawaiian monk seal with serious shark bite injuries.

Nearly 20 volunteers gently corralled the seal, known as RO15, and got her to the beach where experts looked over her wounds and injected her with antibiotics to fight off infections.

Experts say her chances of recovery are quite good.

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