Coastguards investigate call reporting a seal in distress

Coastguards went to help a seal in trouble.

Portland Coastguard received a 999 call yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 2) reporting a seal in distress at Swanage.

British Divers Marine Life Rescue was made aware of the situation and Swanage Coastguard investigated, but found that the adult grey seal was not having any difficulties.

Coastguards said they considered the call a ‘false alert with good intent.’

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11:01pm Wed 3 Oct 12

billylovesweymouth says...

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I love this paper. I tell all my mates in London about it and we all have a good laugh at stories like this. Absolutely brilliant billylovesweymouth
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