Deer spotted swimming in sea on Norfolk coast
- Credit: Lucy Boakes
Not only humans took a dip in the sea this week as temperatures soared, with a deer spotted swimming on the Norfolk coast.
Lucy Boakes, 37, from Sutton, visited Cart Gap beach, between Happisburgh and Eccles-on-Sea, on Wednesday evening with her partner Pete and son Oliver.
Around 8.30pm, she spotted an animal swimming in the sea, which she first though was a dog.
She then spoke to other onlookers on the beach who said it was a deer and that they had spotted it coming down from the dunes by the car park.
Mrs Boakes said: "They said it was a deer and had been there a good 20 minutes - I didn't know deer could swim and definitely not in salt water.
"It was a bit shocked when it came out as there were a lot of people around but it looked fine."
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