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Seal finds ideal sun trap on work crew's boat

The seal thought it had found the ideal suntrap on the River Tone Credit: Environment Agency SW

It seems the sunshine encouraged everyone to bathe in its glory today - including this seal.

The Pirate seal spotted the ideal spot to catch some rays after the Environment Agency parked its weeding boat nearby.

The crew had to "calmly persuade" the lounging mammal to jump off the vessel on the River Tone so they could continue with their work!


WATCH: Man swims to victory for Chris Gayle ball

Disappointment for Somerset Cricket this weekend but one fan swam to victory, rescuing a ball that Chris Gayle hit into the River Tone - even getting it signed by the big-hitting batsman afterwards.

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The West Indies batsman hit an unbeaten 151 on Sunday but could not prevent a Somerset loss. Credit: Somerset County Cricket Club