Tourist Hospitalized Due to Seal Bite off Greek Island of Alonissos
A woman was hospitalised for a seal bite she incurred off the coast of the Greek island Alonissos on Tuesday.
Meet 'Bill' the Orphaned Seal Pup at Attica's Zoo
Bill is a resident of the rehabilitation unit for orphaned seals at the Attica Zoological Park outside of Athens. The young Mediterranean monk seal, also known as Monachus monachus, was found on a beach at a holiday resort in northern Greece...
Baby Monk Seal Enjoys Sunbathing on the Beaches of Sithonia Halkidiki
A baby seal has chosen to rest on the beaches of Sithonia Halkidiki. Scientists of MOm/Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Mediterranean Monk Seal were informed by the Coast Guard that a young monachus monachus is sunbathing...
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...
Mediterranean Monk Seals Make Comeback in Aegean, No Longer 'Critically Endangered'
In a rare piece of environmental good news, the Hellenic Society for the Study & Protection of the Monk Seal (MOm) on Monday announced that the seal (Monachus monachus) has made an unlooked-for comeback in the Aegean, with its...