Saturday 27 March 2021

BBC: Pembrokeshire walrus seen 'basking in sun' in Tenby


image captionThe walrus was basking in the sun

As people travelled to beauty spots on the first day of lockdown easing in Wales, one walrus continued its jaunt around the Welsh coast. 

The large creature was spotted basking in the sun on the RNLI's slipway at Tenby in Pembrokeshire on Saturday. 

It is thought it is the same walrus seen around the west Wales coast at Broad Haven's South beach last weekend - and also at County Kerry in Ireland.

Walruses are more often seen in the North Pole or in the Arctic Ocean.

While there are believed to be about 20,000 in the North Atlantic, they are rarely seen in the UK and Ireland.

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