Porpoise gets lift to safety on RNLI hovercraft in Morecambe Bay rescue - with video

The marine mammal got stranded on the sandbanks and shallow waters at Arnside yesterday.
The alarm was raised at around 2.30pm when people saw the porpoise was in difficulty.
The British Divers Marine Life Rescue were alerted and they were assisted at the scene by Arnside and South Lakes Coastguard Rescue Team and a vet.
Onlookers saw the teams managed to refloat the adult porpoise but she was struggling to get out to the deeper waters by herself.
Morecambe RNLI team were called in to assist. The porpoise had been deemed fit and healthy by the vet so the Morecambe RNLI hovercraft was used... read more

 
27 May 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 166
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