TORONTO -- A U.K. community group has bought out the remaining supply of plastic frisbee-like toys from a seaside town thanks to growing concerns that seals would choke on toys left behind by beach-goers.

According to a Facebook post by Gorleston Community Beach Clean, shop owners in the area agreed to stop selling the ring toys and not to stock them in the future due to concerns for the animals in the area.

“They are so dangerous to seals and it’s shocking to see the damage they do when caught round a seals neck,” read the Facebook post.

The community group announced that it will use a portion of a grant fund to buy the surplus of 288 frisbees in an effort to help local businesses become more environmentally friendly.

“The frisbees will be donated to youth groups, school or organisations who want them for fundraising for a ring toss game, for example,” said the group.

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