The UK's first known pair of twin grey seals born in the wild have been returned to the North Sea after being rescued in Norfolk.
The seals called R2-D2 and C-3PO were abandoned by their mother when they were three weeks old. Most seals only give birth to a single pup.
They have been cared for by the RSPCA for four months before being released back into the wild at Horsey north of Great Yarmouth.
"It was fantastic to see them dive under the waves and you think they're so hardwired, they know what they're doing.
"We don't teach them anything, we just get them fit enough to be released and it's up to them and they take their chances and off they go. So hopefully they'll have a nice, long, healthy life"
Click below to watch the video of the twin seals getting into the North Sea for the first time
Two wild deer which became trapped after getting tangled up in rope in woods in Saffron Walden have been freed by the fire service and the RSPCA.
A passer by spotted the two bucks in difficulty and called the animal charity. Their antlers had become caught in rope which then got stuck around a tree in woods in Sewards End. The deer were becoming very distressed, but eventually they were freed.
The RSPCA says it is important not to leave rubbish around as it can be a danger to many animals.
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Wilma, a 10-year-old tabby, was discovered at the Ongar allotments on Friday May 1 at about 9.20am having last been seen by her owner earlier that morning.
A bang, which may have been the weapon, was heard around 8.50am.
"Poor Wilma was shot with a high-velocity air rifle which just missed the heart. It seems likely someone was aiming straight for her.
"Unfortunately this kind of thing is more common than we would like - cats, like wildlife, are more vulnerable to such attacks simply because they are out there in the open, unprotected."
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