Footage captures the adorable moment rescued seal pup is released on Wirral beach

This is the moment an adorable a seal pup was released back into the wild after being stranded on Southport beach.

It is thought that the baby seal became stranded in Southport during a recent storm, but rescuers from British Divers Marine Life Rescue took in the seal and released it back into the water at New Brighton.

Juidith Railton was there to capture the adorable moment the seal swam back into the River Mersey.

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Seal released back into the wild. CREDIT: Judith Railton

She said on Facebook: It’s great that there are knowledgeable rescuers to do this saving.

“Apparently at the moment all the seal rescue centres are full, so this healthy looking seal got their chance back”.

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