Seal washed up along Portsmouth seafront is safe, says RSPCA

A SEAL that was found by the seafront today is alive and well, according to reports.
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The seal, believed to be the same one spotted in Lee-on-the-Solent and Hayling Island recently, appeared on Eastney Beach today.

The beach was closed by police and the RSPCA was called into action.

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Seal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur RahmanSeal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur Rahman
Seal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur Rahman
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According to the RSPCA, the creature has now swum back into the sea.

The charity has advised against approaching seals along the seafront, saying it causes them distress.

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Seal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur RahmanSeal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur Rahman
Seal washed ashore on Eastney beach at Wednesday 15 April 2020. Picture: Habibur Rahman

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