Freddie Mercury was rescued on 4th November 2018
Freddie Mercury, 6 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 4th November 2018 from Penzance.

He was found with a large gash wound to his chest, puncture wounds near right flipper. Oedema in both eyes. Weighed 14kgs.
Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury Update - 25th November 2018 : Freddie Mercury is in the nursery pool 2 for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish during feeding time. Currently weighs 18kgs.

His flipper tag ID number is 318 (red).

Click here to see a larger version of this photo taken on 23rd November 2018.
Update - 1st January 2019 : Freddie Mercury has completed his rehabilitation and was returned to the wild on 28th December 2018 at Porthtowan beach along with other rescued seal pups, Footloose, Madonna, Roger Taylor, Brian May, He-Man and Pepsi.

Click here to see a selection of photos of the seal release.
Seal Release