Walkers left 'horrified' after finding dolphin with its fins 'cut off' on Warkworth beach
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It was discovered by Dr Alan Geere and his wife, Carol, while walking near Birling Links on Wednesday morning.
He tweeted: ‘Sad haul on Warkworth beach: a washed up seal, several dead seabirds including a puffin and a dolphin with its fins cut off – who would do that?’
He believes it was ‘no accident’ and said they were ‘horrified’ by the discovery.
Details were sent to public protection at Northumberland County Council.