RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a man was caught on CCTV kicking a seagull in a car park in Tonypandy.
The footage shows the man approaching the seagull which appears to be already incapacitated and kicking it several times.
The seagull died following the attack and the RSCPA is now appealing for any information to try and find out who the man is.
In the video he can be seen wearing jeans a red zip-up top, trainers and has dark hair and facial hair.
WARNING- some viewers may find the footage distressing.
Witnesses to this incident or anyone with any information on the man in the CCTV are urged to contact the appeal line on 0300 123 8018.