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Public urged not to approach Seal pups

Mon, 25 Oct 2010


The public are being advised not to approach seal pups who have been washed up on the islands beaches.

The MSPCA has warned that baby seals are born with a full set of teeth and can be vicious if they feel threatened.

The charity have also said that a mother can abandon a pup if it comes into contact with people.

The seal unit manager has this advice for anyone who comes across an animal in distress.

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  • Seal advice audio

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