Seal washes ashore at Southbroom beach

2018-06-21 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedA seal takes a couple of hours break on the Southbroom beach sands.

PHOTO: suppliedA seal takes a couple of hours break on the Southbroom beach sands.

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A RARE but adorable image was seen on the Southbroom seashore on Friday after as a seal was washed ashore following minor head injuries.

The creature was spotted by a resident in the area who contacted security company Maser Security for help. The company readily dispatched a guard to safe-guard the animal as it took a break on the beach, finding its way back to the ocean past midnight.

Maser Security manager Anthony Apostolides said their primary concern was that the seal not be hunted or preyed upon by poachers.

“We contacted the NSRI and other official bodies to get involved and apparently it washed up again a little further down from where we were guarding later on. It was rescued and taken in by Seaworld to be released back into the ocean once fully recovered. We hear that it is doing very well,” said Apostolides.


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