Walrus First Spotted in Ireland Turns Up on Welsh Coast

A walrus first spotted on Valentia Island, in the west of Ireland, last week was seen again on March 20 on the coast of Wales.

The sighting was reported near Broad Haven South beach, Pembrokeshire, local media said.

RSPCA wildlife officer Ellie West went to check the walrus’s welfare on March 20. She said that “although appearing slightly underweight, thankfully he wasn’t displaying any signs of sickness or injury.”

Geoff Edmond, RSPCA national wildlife coordinator, said: “This was a landmark day for the RSPCA’s wildlife team. While we’ve been rescuing animals and responding to welfare calls for almost 200 years, I believe this is our first ever walrus call!" Credit: RSPCA via Storyful