Erik the Viking was rescued on 23rd November 2018
Erik the Viking, 5 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 23rd November 2018 from Porthgwidden beach, St Ives by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Medics.

This pup was found malnourished and underweight. He weighed 13kgs.

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Erik the Viking
Update - 30th November 2018 : Erik the Viking has sadly passed away on 28th November 2018; it is always very sad when one of the rescued pups dies but sometimes these little ones just don´t have enough antibodies and strength in them to pull through, despite the best efforts of all the staff.