Two harbor seals swimming off Swinburne and Hoffman Islands near Staten Island.
Paul Sieswerda, retired curator at the New York Aquarium and the Boston Aquarium, explains why harbor seals and other marine animals are returning to the area. He leads trips to see and count the harbor seals every weekend at this time of year.
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