“At least 35 sea lions in Ecuador’s Galapagos islands were found dead in July, on the beaches of San Cristobal Island, where hunting and fishing is prohibited. Their skulls had been cracked and their genitals removed, presumably to be sold in Asian markets as an aphrodisiac. “
Galapagos Sea Lions Mutilated
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