June 13, 2008
grey seal removed from Burnham-On-Sea beach
large grey seal was washed up on Burnham-On-Sea's beach on Friday
afternoon (June 13th).
dead animal, pictured here, weighed approximately 150kg and was
spotted near the high tide line by a walker as the sea receded.
the Burnham-based rescue charity, was notified and one of its
crew helped wildlife experts from Secret World to remove the animal.
World's Pauline Kidner told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a
large grey seal that sadly seemed to have been dead for some time."
is not the first time that marine animals have been washed ashore
in recent years. A porpoise
was washed up on Burnham beach in July last year and a young
seal pup was found alive on Berrow beach in November 2005.