Watch as seal is spotted swimming in Hilsea moat by dog walker this morning

A SEAL was spotted taking an early morning swim in Hilsea moat.

Thursday, 30th September 2021, 11:23 am

In a video captured by Cosham resident Nic Christie this morning, the seal can be seen poking its nose out of the water while swimming along the trail.

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Nic, who spotted the seal when he was out for a walk, said: ‘Spotted at 7am this morning whilst walking the dogs, followed us down the moat from Portsbridge.’

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A still from the video by Nic Christie.

He said that the seal could be seen for a ‘good three or four minutes’, and added: ‘It was such a lovely surprise.’

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