News Tagged with “Wildlife”

The seal is suffering from shortage of breath as a blue rope has become tangled around her neck.

Rescue attempted of seal with rope around its neck

6 Sep A rope is tightly woven around the neck of a seal cow at Surtsey island off the South coast of Iceland. Several attempts have been made at trying to help the animal but it's too scared and keeps swimming out to sea.

A dead basking shark on the beach in Ólafsfjörður.

Basking shark washed onto North Iceland shore

30 Aug A large basking shark was found on the beach at Ólafsfjörður, North Iceland yesterday by a group of school children and their teacher.

Friends Leon Drannaschk from Berlin and islander Elmar Erlingsson brought in the eighth puffling yesterday to Sæheimar research centre to be weighed.

Puffling rescue time in the Westman Islands

24 Aug It's that time of year again in Iceland, the annual baby puffin, or puffling, rescue in the Westman Islands.

Sea cages in Berufjörður.

A new wildlife fund established to fight industrial scale salmon farming in Iceland

29 Jun A new wildlife fund, The Icelandic Wildlife Fund (IWF) has been established to protect Iceland's nature , in particular the wild salmon stock in Iceland's rivers and lakes.

Kári the fox is becoming quite a social media star.

Kári the friendly Icelandic fox

19 Oct A fox that frequents the camping site at Húsadalur in the beautiful wilderness of Þórsmörk nature reserve has become pretty famous on Instagram due to his friendly nature. He has been christened Kári.

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