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Alonnisos in Shock as Spearfisherman Kills Island’s Mascot Seal

The famous seal of Alonnisos island is gone; residents and tourists are shocked by the news of the death of one of the most famous and beloved seals of the island, who was named ''Kostis.'' The devastating news was made...

Animal Groups Issue Statements After Seal Bites Tourist in Greece

The seal protection organization MOm issued a statement after Wednesday's incident involving a seal that bit a female tourist off Alonnissos.

Mediterranean Monk Seal Protection Huge Success in Greece

A rare feat in environmental protection took place in 2016 MOm announced that the Mediterranean Monk Seal had made a comeback in the Aegean.

Cuteness Overload! Adorable Seal Pups Ready to Return to Greek Waters

Two adorable seal pups which were rescued by Greek volunteers are now being prepared to return to their natural habitat in the Aegean Sea. Lena and Nicole are now in the final stretch of completing their rehabilitation, according to an...

Wanted: Huge Manhunt for Argyro, the Mediterranean Monk Seal [video]

Never has an endangered creature been so approachable. Argyro, the Mediterranean monk seal, first came to attention when posing for tourists off the shores of Samos in the eastern Aegean. Since then, the friendly 150-kg animal has been treated...

Orphan Baby Seal Rescued in Greece

An orphan baby seal from an endangered species was rescued 25 days ago by a Greek animal rescue organization, MOm. According to organization representatives, the seal is expected to make a full recovery after its treatment at a zoo...