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Seal rescued from Cumbrian farmer's field

14 January 2014 Last updated at 08:38 GMT

A seal had to be rescued after it swam up the River Eden in Cumbria and became marooned in a Cumbrian farmer's field.

The young seal swam about 50 miles before it was found in a field in Appleby.

It was later released back into the sea at Walney Island.

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