SANDWICH, Mass. (AP) -- Life is a big buffet for a young seal with a talent for breaking and entering. A young harbor seal somehow broke into a fish hatchery on Cape Cod on Tuesday and turned the place into an all-you-can-eat buffet.
The female seal briefly had the run of the Sandwich Hatchery, downing untold numbers of trout before Division of Fisheries and Wildlife employees found it, the Cape Cod Times reported.
The seal, just under 3 feet long, was released on a beach by members of the Cape Cod Stranding Network, which rescues marine mammals that end up on land.
The seal looked healthy and "pretty full," said network spokeswoman Katie Touhey.
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