1989 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Philip Vanoutrive

01 January, 1988

Seagulls have pecked out the eyes of a seal, who was found on a sandbank near Esbjerg. The herpes-A virus proved to be the cause of an epidemic killing some 13,000 seals in the North Sea and the Baltic between April and October.

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Philip Vanoutrive

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