Tag Archives: Raouche

Raouche rare “monk seal” sighting at “Sporting Beach Club”

Clear close-up video by Sarah Halabi shows “monk seal” sighting at “Sporting Beach Club” in Raouche Beirut, on Wednesday 07 June 2017 at 6:26pm. This type of seals is rare in the world, and especially in the Mediterranean, where it is one of the six most endangered animals, although it is included in the “Annex 1″ of the International Convention …

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Rare monk seal found in Raouche

‎Operation Big Blue rescue team with Hamza Sleit – Head of Jal el Baher Fishermen Port, documented on May 27th 2017, a rare monk seal in Raouche. Mediterranean Monk Seals can live up to 50 years and they give birth to 80 cm long pups. These animals were very common in Lebanon until the 1930s. They have been decimated by …

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