Mrs Claus was rescued on 19th December 2019
Mrs Claus, 10 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued on 19th December 2019 from Porthmeor beach in St Ives by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Medics.

This pup was taken to one of BDMLR´s holding facilities until a hospital pen became available on 23rd December 2019 at Gweek.

This pup was underweight and extremely malnourished when she was found but was otherwise in good condition.
Mrs Claus - photo taken on 27th December 2019
Mrs Claus - photo taken on 27th December 2019 Update - 31st December 2019 : Mrs Claus is slowly having her food increased on a daily basis in order to gain weight. Whilst she builds up her fat reserves, the Animal Care Team are keeping her dry and warm in her hospital pen. Only once Mrs Claus gains enough weight, she can have a swim and eventually be able to continue with her rehabilitation in the outside nursery pools. She currently weighs 12kgs.

Photos left and above were taken on 27th & 29th December 2019, click here to see a larger versions of these images.
Update - 1st February 2020 : Mrs Claus is currently in nursery pool number 2 and slowly putting on weight. She is learning how to compete for fish during feeding time with other rescued seal pups. Currently weighs 20.5kgs.

Flipper tag ID number is SL134 (yellow).

This photo was taken on 31st January 2020, click here to see a larger version of this image.
Mrs Claus
Mrs Claus Update - 23rd February 2020 : Mrs Claus is still in nursery pool number 2 with other rescued seal pups, Primrose and Hannibal. She currently weighs 25kgs.

This photo was taken on 21st February 2020, click here to see a larger version of this image.
Update - 6th March 2020 : Mrs Claus along with Father Christmas, Brienne of Tarth, Hannibal, Primrose, Mawgan and Mog, have completed their rehabilitation and were released back into the wild on 3rd March 2020 at Dollar Cove.

Photo Credit : Denise Gent (BDMLR)
Seal Release - Photo Credit - Denise Gent - BDMLR

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