Seal pups seem to love relaxing on the South Shields coast

Several young seals have been spotted this evening basking on the South Shields coast.

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 8:19 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd March 2019, 8:38 pm
Just relaxing by the sea. Photo by Steven Lomas.

Gazette reader Steven Lomas captured the adorable creatures as they enjoyed their time on the land at tea time near South Shields Pier.

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Steven said: "There were at least three baby seals resting on the stairs and one was actually resting right near the lighthouse.

High five from this cool dude. Photo by Steven Lomas.

"Absolutely fantastic to see them using the pier as places to rest and warm up."