Check Out These Amazingly Sad Photos From This Dutch Seal Orphanage

Recent storms that have hit the Dutch coast have lead to a huge number of orphaned seals washing up on the shore.The AP reports that some seals were so young their umbilical cords are still attached.

Now workers at a seal sanctuary in the city of Groningen have had to install a new tent to deal with the overflow.

Some of the seals have become known as “screamers” because they are so young.

“They are little babies missing their moms pretty much, so it sounds like babies crying,” American volunteer Torrey Utne told the AP.

Seal Orphanage Holland

Read more: 

Categories: Nature & Wild Life

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.