Many seals in the Thames Estuary

A group of harbour seals near Whitstable, Kent,
A group of harbour seals near Whitstable, Kent. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

More than 700 seals have been recorded in the Thames Estuary.

In the first ever count by air, land and sea, the Zoological Society of London found hundreds of grey and harbour seals along the Thames and in small creeks and rivers.

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700 seals spotted at Thames

More than 700 seals have been spotted in the Thames Estuary in the first ever count carried out by air, land and water, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) said.