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Seal found 17 miles inland recovers at wildlife sanctuary

A seal that was found 17 miles from the coast after swimming up the River Mersey has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary.

The animal was herded into a RSPCA trailer with brooms and fences.

Stephen Marsh from British Divers Marine Life Rescue Service gave Radio 4's Today programme more detail of the rescue.

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