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Seal pup decides to live among the humans after being washed up

A tiny seal pup decided to temporarily live among the humans after being washed up by viscous Atlantic storms.

People started gathering around the little guy in Aberystwyth, west Wales, when it started crawling up the beach towards the town.

Some tried to take photos, while others ushered it away from cars driving past the promenade.

Alamy Live News. R0Y73F Aberystwyth Wales UK, November 7th 2018 A young Atlantic seal pup has been washed up by the storms onto the beach at Aberystwyth on the Cardigan Bay coast of west wales. Crowds of concerned onlookers soon gathered to take photographs and to try to prevent it from crawling over the promenade and into the paths of passing vehicles. As darkness feel the pup, which is apparently fully weaned and able to feed itself, was hunkered down on the beach as the tide came in. Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team then rescued the pup. Photo credit: Keith Morris / Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.

Hello seal! (Picture: Alamy Live News)

It seems the poor fella had separated from its family during strong storms in the Atlantic.

But it didn’t seem to mind all the human attention it was getting and waddled up to many onlookers, seemingly without fear.

It even went for a wander into the Welsh seaside town, much to the amusement of the people watching.

Alamy Live News. R0Y73H Aberystwyth Wales UK, November 7th 2018 A young Atlantic seal pup has been washed up by the storms onto the beach at Aberystwyth on the Cardigan Bay coast of west wales. Crowds of concerned onlookers soon gathered to take photographs and to try to prevent it from crawling over the promenade and into the paths of passing vehicles. As darkness feel the pup, which is apparently fully weaned and able to feed itself, was hunkered down on the beach as the tide came in. Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team then rescued the pup. Photo credit: Keith Morris / Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.

Not in its usual habitat (Picture: Alamy Live News)

Alamy Live News. R0Y73P Aberystwyth Wales UK, November 7th 2018 A young Atlantic seal pup has been washed up by the storms onto the beach at Aberystwyth on the Cardigan Bay coast of west wales. Crowds of concerned onlookers soon gathered to take photographs and to try to prevent it from crawling over the promenade and into the paths of passing vehicles. As darkness feel the pup, which is apparently fully weaned and able to feed itself, was hunkered down on the beach as the tide came in. Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team then rescued the pup. Photo credit: Keith Morris / Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.

Curious onlookers gathered round the seal to get a closer look (Picture: Alamy Live News)

As darkness fell, the pup hunkered down on the beach as the tide came in.

Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team then came to rescue the stranded pup.

The seal was eventually taken to an animal rescue centre in Pembrokeshire.



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