John McClane was rescued on 5th December 2018
John McClane, 8 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 5th December 2018 from St Ives Bay by some of the members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Medics. He was found with wounds on his rear flippers and was very snotty.

The pup was taken to one of BDMLR´s holding facilities until a hospital pen became available at Gweek on 9th December 2018.

Photo Credit - Asa Samuel
John McClane - Photo Credit - Asa Samuel

John McClane Update - 29th December 2018 : This photo of John McClane was taken on 27th December 2018.

John McClane´s flipper tag ID number is 336 (red).

Update - 1st January 2019 : John McClane has completed his rehabilitation and was returned to the wild on 31st December 2018 at Porthtowan along with other rescued seal pups, Billie Jean, David Hasselhoff, Queen, Duran Duran and Scrunchie.

Click here to see a selection of photos of the seal release.
John McClane


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