Porpoise Rescued After Getting Stuck in Mud in Scarborough Harbour

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 4, 2017Updated: July 5, 20171 views
Published: July 4, 2017Updated: July 5, 2017

A team of RNLI rescuers in Scarborough performed an unusual rescue on July 1 when they responded to reports from the RSPCA of a porpoise stranded in mud in the town’s inner harbour. The rescuers approached the porpoise on a small inshore lifeboat, and eased the porpoise into a cradle fashioned out of two oars and an ambulance pouch, the Yorkshire Post reported. Once the porpoise was checked for injuries, it was released into the open sea. Credit: Facebook/Sonia Fox via Storyful

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