July 01, 2017

Seal Healers

Each spring, new lodgers appear at the rehabilitation center known as “Seal.”
Caring residents from across Primorye deliver sick animals to the small village of Tavrichanka: cubs who have been separated from their mothers, been wounded, or been covered with oil.

At the center, the animals are fed and restored to health, so that in July they can be returned to the sea.

Ten years ago, writer and artist Lora Beloivan was living in Vladivostok and planning to move to Moscow. Instead she ended up moving to the small village of Tavrichanka, just 49 kilometers northwest of Vladivostok.

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