Iowa zoo officials say 27-year-old seal has died
Zoo officials in Des Moines say the facility's 27-year-old harbor seal has died.
Television station KCCI reports Blank Park Zoo announced the seal named Red died during a procedure Friday.
Officials say the seal stopped breathing while under anesthesia and could not be resuscitated. He was undergoing a procedure following signs of weight-loss and abdominal pain.
The station reports Red came to the zoo in May 1986 from Sea World in California.
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