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Pupping season gets seal of approval in Norfolk

Grey seals and their new pups were out on show at a beach in Horsey.

You might not like to be beside the seaside as the temperatures start to drop.

But in some places the lack of warmth is more than made up for in cuteness.

At one a beach in Horsey, Norfolk, the chilly conditions helped pupping season for the local grey seals into full swing.

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A grey seal with her newborn pup (Joe Giddens/PA)
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November and December is the peak time for the pupping season down England’s east coast (Joe Giddens/PA)
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The RSPB say ‘when pups are born the mothers spin round to sniff them and get to know their smell’ (Joe Giddens/PA)
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And while this seal was a little camera shy at first… (Joe Giddens/PA)
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…this one thought he’d found a clever hiding place (Joe Giddens/PA)

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