porpoise helped back into sea after getting beached at Brean
injured porpoise was helped back into the sea after being washed
up on Brean beach on Sunday evening (May 7th).
surfer and a member of the public guided the mammal back out into
deep water after it was spotted with an injury on its side.
BARB Search & Rescue - which has several trained marine mammal
medics among its crew - was called to help by Brean's beach warden.
crew spoke with the members of the public before conducting a shoreline
search to see if the mammal was still in difficulty, and avoid any
other members of the public potentially putting themselves at risk
to reach it, but nothing was found.
The BARB crew conducting a shoreline search on Sunday evening