Man filmed throwing a rock at defenceless seal stranded on beach in Wales

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Distressing video shows the moment a man hurled stones at a defenceless seal that was stranded on a beach.

The shocking clip shows the offender throwing a large rock at the seal and continuously approaching it, before the defenceless animal attempts to warn him away.

A concerned on-looker filmed the incident from a distance, and shared the video on YouTube. Speaking on camera, the witness said: “I confronted them and they just denied everything. He said he didn’t know what I was talking about.”

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man filmed throwing stones at seal on beach | Great Orme Grey Seals

In the footage, the woman is repeatedly heard shouting down from the cliff-tip, asking the man to leave the seal alone, however he continues to approach it. The seal is clearly distressed by the man's aggressive behaviour as he is stranded on the beach near the Great Orme in Llandudno.

North Wales Police’s rural crime team has posted on social media, saying: “A recently uploaded Youtube video features footage of a male approaching a lone grey seal on a beach near the Great Orme in Llandudno. The animal is clearly distressed in the clip, during which the male is seen throwing a rock towards it."

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