Koala was rescued on 18th January 2017
Koala, male grey seal pup, was rescued on 18th January 2017 from Sandy Cove, Newlyn.

The pup was found to be malnourished.


Update - 2nd March 2017 : Koala is progressing well and currently in nursery pool 4 with two other rescued seal pups Gibbon and Shrimpy.

His flipper tag number is 336 (white).
Koala - Photo by Zoe Morris
Seal Release - 17th April 2017 Update - 9th April 2017 : Koala is still in the convalescent pool and putting on lots of weight before being returned to the wild in the next month or so.

Update - 1st May 2017 : Koala along with Turkey, Raccoon, Little Donkey and Boa were released back to the wild on 17th April 2017.

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