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Killer grey seals could attack humans say scientists

A VIDEO showing a grey seal biting and eating a harbour porpoise it has just killed has sparked fears that seals could attack humans. Seals have a reputation for being playful and friendly but the footage, off the Welsh coastline, displays another side to their character, reported the South Wales Evening Post yesterday. Filmed by a local wildlife watching operator in Pembrokeshire, the video shows an adult male grey seal eating its prey. Read the rest here 13:00

Swimmers could be attacked in British waters by killer grey seals, warns a new report.

Killer SealsBritain’s largest carnivorous mammal has been blamed for a spate of mysterious mutilations of harbour porpoises in the North Sea. Many of the carcasses were washed up on Dutch shores frequented by human bathers who may also be endangered by attacks from the vicious predators. Read the rest here