A special day for OCN – we knew we would likely get rescue #500 on this day. Naude had packed our golden Leatherman Raptor Scissors for this special event, and Antoine had the well deserved honor to catch the tiny seal who would be our milestone rescue #500 for 2021. He was entangled in a piece of fishing line, the wound was infected and smelled very bad. The rescuers did not waste any time and rescued two more seals in this kayak rescue run because our work is nowhere close to being done and we do not have any time to spare. Lives need to be saved. We can celebrate once we run out of entangled seals.
Seal “Julius” FINALLY rescued!
It’s not often that a seal earns a name at Ocean Conservation Namibia, but Julius was quite the exception. Antoine and Naude had seen him while on patrol for…
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