Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Tag: Seals

Seal pups at risk of separation from their mothers on public beaches.

A SCOTTISH nature agency is urging people to keep their distance from seals after a series of recent incidents. NatureScot wants the public to avoid...

Heart-rending picture shows seal with head stuck in Tesco bag for life

HEART-rending pictures show a seal battling for survival after it got stuck in a discarded Tesco bag for life. A handle of the blue Tesco...

Salmon farmers are shooting seals instead of installing non-lethal deterrents, campaigners say

ONLY one in five salmon farms are fitted with the most effective non-lethal seal deterrents - fueling fresh claims that the iconic Scottish animals...

Scientists find marine mammals can suffer ‘the bends’

WHALES and seals could suffer from the same sickness experienced by human divers, new research shows. Scientists at the University of St Andrews have found...

Rise in injured seal pups

A SCOTTISH animal charity is reporting a rise in the number of sick and injured grey seal pups coming into its care this year. The...

Different personalities affect parenting skills in seals, research shows

GREY seals have different types of personality that affect the extent to which they guard and care for their young, according to new research. Looking...

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