The location of the mutilations on the head further suggests that the grey seal attacks had focused on that area, possibly with the objective to sink and suffocate the porpoises. Gray seal, captured for sampling and tagged with a GPS receiver, returns to the water off Chatham, Massachusetts. "I really had no warning except that I had seen the seals out there. The savage attack lasted until the seal lost consciousness, according to news reports. In Zeeland, a diver who wanted to swim with a grey seal, suffered bite wounds. Grey seal DNA was amplified from two of these four porpoises, the two positive samples being collected deeply in bite-like puncture lesions. The grey seal charged at Alexis Boudreault after his hakapik was confiscated. The first tagging and sampling of adult gray seals on Cape Cod was conducted in 2013. Researchers now think the injuries were caused during attacks by other seals, who ate their victims. Brixham Breakwater Beach All the indications suggest the seal was alone and simply curious. Published January 31, 2020 Updated January 31, 2020 . Some harbour porpoises survive initially, but succumb eventually, often showing severely infected skin lesions. ... Daoust said seals eat only fish, and almost never attack humans or dogs. The Canadian Press . ... A shark attack occurs once every 730 million beach visits, or about one in a billion chance (Stanford University study). I had no warning that an attack was imminent," says Carol. Recent population growth of the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) and common seal (Phoca vitulina) in the North Sea has increased potential interaction between these species.Grey seals are known to attack harbour porpoises. Quebec seal hunter airlifted to hospital after attack by grey seal off Nova Scotia . “This bull seal was not protecting any pups as this is not grey seal pupping/breeding season. 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