Seal on diet after gaining 20 stone

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A GREY seal fond of an extra fish or two has been put on a strict diet after ballooning by more than 124kg – or nearly 
20 stones – in nine months.

Staff at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, in Cornwall, were shocked to discover the mammal, called Yule Log, had tipped the scales at 346kg. His keepers now aim to get him down to less than 300kg.

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