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Wayward pregnant elephant seal back with colony at Drakes Beach

"Tolay" the elephant seal pictured at her initial release location at Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. (NPS Photo/Sarah Codde/NMFS Permit No. 17152-00)

The pregnant elephant seal that stopped traffic in Sonoma County is now in good company.

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A biologist at Point Reyes checked on her Wednesday and says the seal, named Tolay, made her way to a colony at Drakes Beach.

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Vets sedated the wayward elephant seal trying to cross a highway in Sonoma County.



A rescue team moved her to the Pt. Reyes Seashore on Thursday.

The 900-pound elephant seal was safely removed from the Sonoma mud flats near Highway 37 and Highway 121 on Tuesday after two days of trying to cross the road to get to dry land.

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