WATCH: Daring deer goes for a swim - in the sea

A deer stunned onlookers by showing off its swimming skills when it went for a dip in the sea.

Thursday, 4th May 2017, 2:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:18 pm
The deer swan in the sea

The wild animal appeared to be enjoying itself and in no difficulty when it was seen off the coast at Porthpean in Cornwall.

Electrician James Dowrick filmed it around 10.30am on Sunday and said seeing it gliding along was a spectacular sight.

James, 20, of nearby St Austell, said: "All we know is that we spotted it swimming around and then made its way towards the beach.

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The deer swan in the sea
The deer swan in the sea