Pontoon was rescued on 7th January 2016
Pontoon, approx. 4 weeks old male grey seal pup, was rescued on 7th January 2016 from Porth beach in Newquay.

He weighed 18kgs and had old bite wounds on his left hip and abrasions to a digit end on his front left flipper.

Upon arrival at the seal hospital, Pontoon was prescribed a course of antibiotics and is recovering well at the Sanctuary.
Update - 23rd March 2016 : Pontoon is in the convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation and learning how to compete for fish during feeding time with the resident adult seals and rescued seal pups.
Seal Release on 16th May 2016 Update - 17th May 2016 : Pontoon along with Pop up Pirate, Marbles, Connect 4 and Screwball Scramble were released back into the wild on 16th May 2016 at Gwithian.

Pontoon´s flipper tag number is 109 (blue).

Click here to see a selection of photos taken of the seal release.