Journey's end for much-travelled seal

UNSUCCESSFUL: Oceanografic vets were unable to save seal Photo credit: Oceanografic

THE wounded grey seal that found its way from the North Atlantic to the Marina Alta has died.
Experts from Valencia’s Oceanografic Aquarium tried to save it with antibiotics and food, but the seal was unable to fight the infection caused by a fishing line cutting into its neck.
Entering the Mediterranean via Gibraltar it continued its journey and was found dead some days ago off Ibiza.


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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]ws.com.

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