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Seal pup found ‘dehydrated’ on Norfolk beach

PUBLISHED: 16:11 25 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:25 25 July 2019

This tragic seal found on Wells beach had to be put down. Picture: Seal and Shore Watch UK

This tragic seal found on Wells beach had to be put down. Picture: Seal and Shore Watch UK

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A seal pup had to be put down after it was found dehydrated on a Norfolk beach.

Seal and Shore Watch UK received a call from the lifeguards in Wells about a small pup that was almost lifeless.

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They carried it off the beach and headed straight for the vets knowing that the pup, who had a swollen muzzle and a mouth infection, was dehydrated and her organs were closing down.

Sadly, she was put to sleep almost immediately on arrival. It happened at about 6.50pm on Tuesday, July 23.

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