Search

Seal pup found ‘dehydrated’ on Norfolk beach

PUBLISHED: 16:11 25 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:25 25 July 2019

This tragic seal found on Wells beach had to be put down. Picture: Seal and Shore Watch UK

This tragic seal found on Wells beach had to be put down. Picture: Seal and Shore Watch UK

Archant

A seal pup had to be put down after it was found dehydrated on a Norfolk beach.

Seal and Shore Watch UK received a call from the lifeguards in Wells about a small pup that was almost lifeless.

You may also want to watch:

They carried it off the beach and headed straight for the vets knowing that the pup, who had a swollen muzzle and a mouth infection, was dehydrated and her organs were closing down.

Sadly, she was put to sleep almost immediately on arrival. It happened at about 6.50pm on Tuesday, July 23.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Norfolk News. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the North Norfolk News