Frodo Baggins was rescued on 17th September 2019
Frodo Baggins, 4-5 weeks old male grey seal pup, was rescued on 17th September 2019 from St Ives´ Bay by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Medics and relayed to Gweek.

He had positioned himself on a rocky plateau and needed to be approached carefully and with some planning to avoid him falling off and injuring himself. He weighed 31kgs but had an open wound on his back, was very quiet and had a low temperature.
Frodo Baggins
Frodo Baggins Frodo had an infected wound on his back and was looking sorry for himself, but he is very chunky and hopefully a course of antibiotics will sort out the wound.

In the next week or so Frodo will be able to be moved from the hospital to the outside pools for his next stage of rehabilitation.

This photo and a further one were taken a few days after Frodo arrived at the seal hospital.
Update - 13th October 2019 : Frodo is now in the outside nursery pool 2 for his next stage of rehabilitation. He currently weighs 38kgs.

His flipper ID tag number is SL100 (yellow).

This photo was taken on 11th October 2019, click here to see a larger version.
Frodo Baggins
Update - 17th November 2019 : Frodo along with Popeye and Super-Worm were released back into the wild on 15th November 2019 at Dollar Cove.