Winston was rescued on 23rd October 2017
Winston, 1 week old male whitecoat seal pup, was rescued on 23rd October 2017 from Isle of Scilly.

The pup had a bad bites to his rear left flipper which had become very swollen. Weighed 14kgs.

Update - 25th October 2017 : Winston has been moved into the main hospital pen 1, he is currently on a course of antibiotics treatment.
Winston
Update - 30th October 2017 : Winston´s wounds are healing very well, he is learning how to eat fish for himself and swim before being moved down to the outside nursery pools for his next stage of rehabilitation.
Winston Update - 1st January 2018 : Winston was moved down to the nursery pools for a time but the Animal Care Team felt that he needed some TLC so he is currently back in the hospital for a while. He weighs 15.5kgs.

Winston´s flipper ID tag number is 320 (green).

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 30th December 2017.
Update - 25th February 2018 : Winston is currently in the nursery pool and still needs some help with eating fish.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 23rd February 2018.
Winston
Winston Update - 29th March 2018 : Winston still needs some help with eating fish.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 25th March 2018.
Update - 29th April 2018 : Winston is a very handsome pup, he currently weighs 26kgs.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 27th April 2018 in nursery pool 2.

Update - 24th May 2018 : Winston along with Dewgong, Zacky, Alpha, Lucy and Eyns, were released back into the wild on 21st May 2018 at Porthtowan.
Winston

Back