OVER 1,000 seals have passed through Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary since it opened in 1974.
Most have been rescued after finding themselves stranded on the beach or becoming injured at Donna Nook.
Some stay for a matter of days while others become more permanent residents of the centre.
Reporter Sam Kinnaird want along to see the seals in action and you can too by watching the video on this page.
And see a video of the centre’s meerkats by clicking http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/local/video-meerkats-cause-a-stir-at-mablethorpe-seal-sanctuary-1-3911271|here}.
Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary is one of the area’s best visitor attraction, the ‘mini zoo’ is home to a huge range of different mammals, birds, reptiles and more.
It’s now open daily from 10am until 5pm with last admission at 4.30pm.
For more information call 01507 473346.