Giraffe was rescued on 20th November 2016
Giraffe, 5-6 weeks old male grey seal pup, was rescued on 20th November 2016 at Porthreath by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

He was found malnourished. The pup was transported back to the seal hospital for rehabilitation.
Giraffe Update - 1st January 2017 : Giraffe has completed his rehabilitation and will be released back to the wild in the next month.   Click here to see a larger version of this and above photos taken on 27th December 2016 in the convalescent pool.

Giraffe´s flipper tag number is 311 (white).
Update - 7th January 2017 : Giraffe along with Honey Badger, Platypus, Panther, Grizzly Bear and Tiger were returned to the wild at Gwithian on 6th January 2017.

Photo right was taken by Grace Jones
Seal Release - 6th January 2017