On the Greek island of Ios killed by unknown hand seal named by Theodosius, who was a local landmark, the website naxospress.gr.
The Mediterranean monk seal was born in the island of Ios in 2014 year and every summer he spent on the beaches of Ios and the neighboring island of Naxos. He was regarded as something of a mascot for the residents and visitors of the island. Many tourists are photographed in an embrace with a seal. The animal was in charge of the port employees.
On Friday, the seal was found shot dead. Monday will begin an investigation to identify and arrest the criminal.
Monk seal is threatened with extinction.
The publication reports that a few weeks ago at the other beach of the island of Ios, was found shot dead a young dolphin.