Grey seal pup twins R2-D2 and C-3PO
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Grey seal pup twins R2-D2 and C-3PO confirmed as world first

Two seal pups, which were believed to be the first wild grey seal twins born in the UK, are the first to be recorded in the world, it has been confirmed.

The pups were abandoned by their mother after being born at Horsey Gap in Norfolk in November.

The female and male are being cared for at the RSPCA Wildlife Hospital at East Winch, near King's Lynn, where they were named R2-D2 and C-3PO.

  • 07 Mar 2016
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