Zookeeper Libor Mach teaching a young seal to swim

Seal pup learns to swim at Torquay zoo

You might think seals are born being able to swim but a zoo keeper in Devon has had to take on the task of teaching a youngster in his care

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The not so little lamb who gave a farmer a big shock

Spring has indeed sprung because the cute little lambs are beginning to appear in the fields across the West Country.

And sometimes not so little...

Now farmer's always hope for deliveries without complications. But one farmer from Somerset got a bit of a shock when out popped a lamb weighing a whopping 22 pounds. Three times the size of your average newborn. Duncan Sleightholme reports.

Rugby fan flattened by star after pitch invasion

An Exeter Chiefs fan got more than he bargained for when he ran onto the pitch to celebrate a last minute try.

Chris Kellow, who's from Cornwall, invaded the pitch during the Chiefs' game against Gloucester at the weekend, but got a frosty welcome from Fly Half Freddie Burns, who dumped him to the ground. The celebration proved premature, as Gloucester went on to win the match!

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Thousands turn out to see Mary Berry in Exeter

by Seth Conway

Interest in baking has probably never been higher with television shows making celebrities out of bakers and many of us putting on the apron and whipping up a Victoria Sponge.

Exeter is staging its own Big Cake Show at Westpoint over the weekend and today it was sold out with thousands of budding bakers eager to see the 'Queen of Cooking' Mary Berry.

Huge crowds at the Big Cake Show in Exeter

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Ever seen a cake of the Wurzels? No, well here it is. Just one of the incredible cakes at #bigcakeshow in Exeter http://t.co/qrDDEMsPCf

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For sale: one nuclear bunker

The bunker was designed to accommodate 16 people deep underground Credit: ITV News West Country

A former Cold War nuclear bunker deep underground near Newquay has been put on the market for £50,000. It's being auctioned by South West Water. The bunker was built to protect water services in post-nuclear Cornwall.

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