These cows have no idea how this seal pup got in their field

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These Cows Have No Idea How This Seal Pup Got in Their Field

Ok, this just looks like a weird day for everyone involved.

On one hand, you've got this 5-day-old seal pup, who somehow washed up in the middle of this field: alone, dehydrated, and surrounded by these 1,000-pound nightmare beasts. Not fun.

And from the cows' perspective — there's something in their field that isn't delicious grass! Clearly, they're not having any of this.

Perhaps most baffled of all is Ian Ellis, a Boston native who was birdwatching on a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserve in Lincolnshire, U.K. when he came across this scene.

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These cows have no idea how this seal pup got in their field
(Photo credit: SWNS)
(Photo credit: SWNS)
(Photo credit: SWNS)
(Photo credit: SWNS)

Fortunately for the seal, Ellis quickly contacted both a RSPB warden and the Skegness Natureland Seal Sanctuary, which responded promptly to get the seal pup into a safe environment.

The rescued seal is currently recuperating at the Natureland sanctuary. And since she was rescued during Natureland's 50th anniversary, her keepers have named the pup Celebration.
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