Boar cools off in sea

The brief video showed the bold boar wandering along the Genoveses beach

By Richard Torné

Holidaymakers got the shock of their lives last week when a boar suddenly appeared on a popular beach in Cabo de Gata and decided to go for a dip in the sea.

The incident reputedly happened on the famous Genoveses beach. Video footage taken by a member of staff at a nearby hotel shows the animal sniffing the water’s edge before boldly rushing in.

The boar appears to be in a mischievous mood as it suddenly dashes out of the water and charges towards a male bather, who shoos it away.

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