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Man jailed over baby seal killings

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A 47 year-old fisherman from the north of Scotland has been jailed for 80 days for clubbing 21 baby seals to death with a fence post.

James Stewart from Shetland admitted killing the animals as they lay on a beach on the island of East Linga but he did not explain why he did it.

Raymond Buchanan reports.

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