By Nick Morrison
A stranded seal pup was found on a Swanbister Bay beach by a dog walker. She reported it to Marc Herridge of British Divers Marine Life Rescue. He came and inspected the pup. He said the pup was of good weight did not appear to have been injured and very lively during examination. Further, an adult seal was observed swimming close to the pup. assumed to be the mother. Marc came back for a re inspection later the day and the pup with the attendant adult seal had gone which is exactly the right result, there being a seal pod close by.
When calling as well as the noting the place, the state of the tide is useful to him and his colleagues.
Find out more about the work Marc Herridge does: Marc Herridge: Marine Medic