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Anglers under fire as hooked seagull puts fishing litter in spotlight

Anglers have come under fire after a distressed herring gull was hooked by three discarded fishing barbs. RSPCA Cymru said the bird’s multiple injuries highlighted the “devastating impact” fishing litter can have on wildlife . Hooks, weights and lines are thought to kill thousands of wild animals across Britain every year. The animal welfare charity was contacted after a gull …

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