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Rescued birds to be released

The RSPCA has been called to the rescue of more than 100 seabirds being found covered in an unidentified sticky substance.

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The rescue mission goes on

Credit: RSPCA

Investigations are continuing into how more than one hunded sea birds came to be covered in a greasy film along the Dorset coast. The guillemots were found on Chesil Beach in Weymouth and taken to a nearby RSPCA centre where they are being cared for.

Credit: Martin Cade

It's not yet know what the sticky substance is but it's not thought to be fuel.

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