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Grace Darling - A Victorian Heroine

Not many people know about Grace Darling today but 175 years ago her fame hadn’t just spread around the land but around the world and with good reason. 1,129 more words

Grey seal numbers boom at Blakeney Point

Image courtesy of National Trust/Ian Ward

A grey seal colony has seen the number of pups born increase one hundredfold in just 14 years – making it the largest breeding site for the mammal in England.  180 more words


The Clown of the Sea

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The Farne Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, England. Depending on the tide, there are between 15 and 20 islands. 445 more words


Playful seals make friends with divers

From the same group that brought us last year’s viral video “Seal of Approval” comes a new video, “Dancing on the SEAL-ing”, that showcases the seals of the… 26 more words