Critically endangered Monk-seal pup rescued

BBC News, 7th March, 2011

Conservationists have rescued a two-month-old Mediterranean monk seal.

The species is the world's most endangered seal and one of the most endangered marine mammals.

This pup is one of just 600 animals that remain in the wild. The team plans to release it into a small monk seal colony in Greece.

Last updated on 12 March 2014

Type: 
News item
Species: 
Monachus monachus
Species group: 
Marine mammals