Fawkes was rescued on 24th December 2009
We received a telephone call on Christmas Eve (24th December 2009) from a concerned member of the public who had come across a pup at Godrevy near Hayle.

The team were despatched, at the beach they found a little seal around 8-10 weeks old very malnourished, with a snotty nose and breathing problems.

The seal was uplifted and taken back to the Sanctuary and put into isolation 2 where we could do a full clinical assessment.
On closer examination we found this pup to have a problem with its left eye, and was started on a course of eye drops, also it had minor wounds to its front flippers, and was given a course of antibiotics to help fight any infection. This pup weighs 20 kilos and has been named Fawkes

Update: 2nd January 2010 - Fawkes has now been moved to hospital pen 3 and is doing well feeding for himself, and infection has cleared up.
Fawkes Update: 24th January 2010 - Fawkes has been moved to the outside convalenscent pool. Fawkes's flipper tag number is 026 (light blue).

Update: 28th February 2010 - This photo of Fawkes was taken on 27th February 2010 in the convalescent pool.    Click here to see further photos.

Update: 10th March 2010 - Fawkes along with Peeves, Ollivander, Rowena and Winky were released back into the wild on 8th March 2010 at Gwithian.
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