Fantastica was rescued on 16th December 2015
Fantastica, approx. 6 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued on the 16th December 2015 from the slip at Port Isaac beach by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team. She was found underweight at 15kgs with superficial wounds on my flippers. Also had difficulty breathing for about a week when she first came to the Sanctuary.

Update - 29th December 2015 : This photo was taken on 28th December 2015 in the hospital´s isolation pen 1, she currently weighs 15kgs.

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Update - 20th January 2016 : Fantastica is now in the outside nursery pool for her next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with other seals during feeding time.

Update - 10th May 2016 : Fantastica´s flipper tag number is 77 (blue).

Seal Release - 10th May 2016 Update - 14th May 2016 : Fantastica along with Backgammon, Tiddlywinks, Sagaland, Pie Face, Quiz and Hungry Hungry Hippo were released back into the wild on 10th May 2016 at Gwithian. Click here to watch a short video filmed by Grace Jones.

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Photo left by © Simon Bone