December 11th, 2014. On Saturday the 15th of November, MOm’s Rescue Team was informed by Mrs Niki Lemoni, member of the Veterinary Network of ARION, Cetacean Rescue & Rehabilitation Research Center, that a newborn female Mediterranean monk seal was stranded orphaned in Velanio beach at Skopelos, North Sporades.
Mr Andreas Aggelopoulos, resident of Skopelos, found the young pup and immediately informed the island’s veterinary, Mrs Lemoni who performed the initial health examinations on the animal. Read More…
Posted in Endangered biodiversity, Marine mammals, Rescue, Seals, Stranding, Threats | Tags: Andriana, endangered biodiversity, Greece, Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus monachus, North Sporades, rescue, seals at risk, Skopelos island, Stranding, Velanio beach