WATCH: Baby seal spotted swimming in the River Mersey

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Sally the seal. CREDIT: BBC / David Bowden

Major cuteness alert!.

A young grey seal was spotted in the River Mersey near Warrington today.

The animal was filmed at Woolston Eyes Nature Reserve by its chairman David Bowden.

The footage has been shared by BBC Radio Merseyside on their Facebook page and the creature was eventually named sally the seal.

Watch the footage below: