Manx Wildlife Trust monitoring situation
A grey seal has been making the most of the sun on one of the Island's beaches today.
The marine mammal, common in Manx waters, is currently hauled up on Laxey Beach.
The Manx Wildlife Trust has been monitoring the seal throughout the day and is asking the public to keep their distance and make sure dogs are on leads to avoid potential injuries.
Marine officer for the organisation Lara Howe says this isn't unnatural behaviour: