British Divers Marine Life Rescue
British Divers Marine Life Rescue (photo: Steve Marsh)
British Divers Marine Rescue

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2005-12-24 16:10:09

4th Xmas pup call - Scotland

24.12.05 02.40am and BDMLR Medic Gareth Norman has returned from yet another call out to another grey seal pup at Broughty Ferry. This 4th pup, named "Tinsel" sadly was dead. During pup 3 and pup 4, Elaine received a call yesterday teatime to 1 of 9 harbour porpoise that were killed in a vicious attack by 20 Bottlenose Dolphins. Bob Reid of the Scottish agricultural College in Inverness has been notified of the cetacean and dead seal pups and has expressed an interest in doing a post mortem on one of the seals. Reports will be sent to BDMLR Director and Vet James Barnett. Acting BDMLR Vet Cameron McPherson has also been notified.

Elaine Roft
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Montrose Area Co-ordinator (Inverbervie-Easthaven)