Saimaannorppa, Saimaa ringed seal.   They are among the most endangered seals in the world.

Saimaannorppa, Saimaa ringed seal. They are among the most endangered seals in the world.

Saimaannorppa - The Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis). They are among the most endangered seals in the world. The only existing population of these seals is found in Lake Saimaa, Finland.

Saimaannorppa - The Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis). They are among the most endangered seals in the world. The only existing population of these seals is found in Lake Saimaa, Finland.

Saimaan norppa - The Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis). They are among the most endangered seals in the world. The only existing population of these seals is found in Lake Saimaa, Finland. Photo: Juha Taskinen

Saimaan norppa - The Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis). They are among the most endangered seals in the world. The only existing population of these seals is found in Lake Saimaa, Finland. Photo: Juha Taskinen

Linnansaari National Park, Finland.

Linnansaari National Park, Finland.

The Saimaa Ringed Seal (Phoca hispida saimensis) is a subspecies of the ringed seal and exists only in the Saimaa lake system of Finland. It is an Endangered species with only 260 individuals remaining in the wild. But conservation work over the past few years is beginning to pay off and the seal population has grown slightly. www.discoveringfinland.com/travel/what-to-do/nature/wildlife/

The Saimaa Ringed Seal (Phoca hispida saimensis) is a subspecies of the ringed seal and exists only in the Saimaa lake system of Finland. It is an Endangered species with only 260 individuals remaining in the wild. But conservation work over the past few years is beginning to pay off and the seal population has grown slightly. www.discoveringfinland.com/travel/what-to-do/nature/wildlife/

Saimaa ringed seal...Finland’s Lake Saimaa is home to one of the world’s rarest seals, the (Pusa hispida saimensis). Just 260 or so of these critically endangered animals remain in the freshwater lake

Saimaa ringed seal...Finland’s Lake Saimaa is home to one of the world’s rarest seals, the (Pusa hispida saimensis). Just 260 or so of these critically endangered animals remain in the freshwater lake

Saimaa Ringed Seal, Finland.

Saimaa Ringed Seal, Finland.

Linnansaari National Park, Finland #finland #nature #quotes

Linnansaari National Park, Finland #finland #nature #quotes

Linnansaari National Park. Photo: Markus Sirkka.

Linnansaari National Park. Photo: Markus Sirkka.

Pup of ringed seal who lives in Saimaa Lake in eastern Finland.

Pup of ringed seal who lives in Saimaa Lake in eastern Finland.

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