Lifeboat crew rescues stranded porpoise with hovercraft

Credit: RNLI

A stranded porpoise has been rescued after getting stranded on the Wirral coast.

During a routine Hovercraft exercise, a volunteer crew from RNLI Hoylake received reports of a beached porpoise off Meols.

Teams from the RNLI, UK Coastguard and the British Divers Marine Life Rescue turned out to assist the porpoise and return it to the water safely.