The monk seal is the oldest representative of its species. For twelve million years, it has been the only one living in the warm waters of the Mediterranean. Hunted over the centuries for its oil and fur, it has become the rarest mammal in the world and is on the list of endangered animals. The few survivors are now huddled on some Greek islands.
Thanks to the outstanding scientific work of Dendrinos Panos and his team, there is a thaw between man and this animal considered the incarnation of the mythological sirens.