22nd September 2018
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Concern for seal at Lerwick Harbour

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A crowd gathers to see the seal as port authority staff keep an eye out on the animal. Photo: Stephen Gordon

A small seal attracted a lot of interest at Lerwick’s Small Boat Harbour on Tuesday lunchtime as it pulled itself up onto the ramp.

The animal was not looking in great condition and appeared to have some injuries on its flippers. Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary was contacted. Harbour staff carried out a watching brief.

The seal on the ramp of the Small Boat Harbour. Photo: Stephen Gordon

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