Stranded seal makes visit to Compo Beach

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WESTPORT -

A surprise visitor made its way to the beach in Westport Saturday.

A stranded seal was spotted around 2:30 p.m. at Compo Beach.

The Mystic Aquarium's animal rescue clinic helped evaluate it.

Westport Animal Shelter advocates say the seal made its way down to the beach and swam away.

Experts say in case like this, it's always best to stay away from the seal.

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