Jogger spots deer paddling in sea near Clarence Pier

Chris Sellars was enjoying his usual run along the coast near Clarence Pier at 5.30am when he had to do a double-take after seeing a deer – who was also enjoying the tranquil surroundings at that time of day.

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With conditions warm, the deer was enjoying a drink and a paddle to cool off.

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A deer on the beach near Clarence Pier Picture: Chris Sellars

Chris said: ‘While on my run this morning at 5.30am I was running through Clarence Pier and back towards Portsmouth centre along the coastal walk when I spotted this little deer having a paddle and a drink.’

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