Squid was rescued on 30th November 2021
Squid, a male grey (whitecoat) seal pup, was rescued from Northumberland on 30th November 2021 by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) marine mammal medics. He was separated from his mum after the stormy weather.

He was relayed from Northumberland by the medics to Cornwall where there was a space made available at the Seal Sanctuary in Gweek on 6th December 2021.

Photo Credit : Lizzi Larbalestier (BDMLR)
Squid - Photo credit : Lizzi Larbalestier - BDMLR
Squid Update - 30th December 2021 : Squid is doing well and putting on weight. Once he reaches 20kg, he would have developed enough blubber layer to keep himself warm so he can be moved to the outside nursery pools for his next stage of rehabilitation.

His flipper tag ID number is SL117 (white).

Click here to see a selection of photos of Squid in the hospital were taken on 28th December 2021.
Update - 30th January 2022 : Squid is currently in rehabilitation pool and weighs 29kg, he is almost ready to be released back into the wild in the coming weeks.

Click here to see this and a further photo of Squid taken on 29th January 2022.
Squid
Seal release - 27th February 2022 Update - 28th February 2022 : Squid along with Maude, Bailey, Kelp, Verity and Roni have completed their rehabilitation and it was time for them to go home.

A big thank you to two of the Sanctuary´s Ambassadors @lucierosedonlan and @lukemabbott! They joined the team on Sunday 27th February 2022 at Dollar Cove and helped to release 6 grey seal pups back to the sea.


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