Injured Sea Lion with Hook in Fin near Baltra – 22 Oct 2018

This Lobito was sighted at 13:01 pm on the 22nd October at Baltra Dock in Santa Cruz. A spot where all tourists around the world would disembark to have the first glance of the islands. This is what about 215 people that came on the same flight, had a look at. A juvenile Galapagos Sea Lion with a hook on his left fin. What is currently doing the Ecuadorian Government and local officials about it? #HooksAreNotOk #Galapagos #SosGalapagos


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