Seals released at Penrhyn Bay beach
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Conwy zoo releases rescued seals back to wild on beach

A group of rescued grey seals have been released into the wild after a five-month stay at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Conwy county.

The two males and two females were undernourished and underweight when saved from north Wales beaches, but are now fighting fit at 40kg (6.2 stone) each.

They bade zookeepers a fond farewell at Penrhyn Bay beach, near Rhos-on-Sea.

The zoo's director Nick Jackson said: "It's great to be able to see the seals return to their natural habitat, each in great shape and back where they belong."

  • 06 Apr 2016
  • From the section Wales