Thresher Shark was rescued on 27th February 2022
Thresher Shark, a 4-6 months old male grey seal pup, was rescued from Padstow on 27th February 2022 by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) marine mammal medics.

The pup came in very malnourished and dehydrated. Also ruckly breathing.
Thresher Shark - photo taken on 4th March 2022
Thresher Shark - photo taken on 4th March 2022 Update - 6th March 2022 : Thresher Shark had a huge worm burden so he spent the first few days in the hospital sleeping. Thankfully, the treatment that was prescribed by the Sanctuary´s vets has been working and he is feeling so much better.

Click here to see a larger version of this and above photos of Thresher Shark were taken on 4th March 2022.
Update - 3rd April 2022 : Thresher Shark is now in the outside nursery pool 3 for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish during feeding time.

His flipper tag ID number is SL139 (white).

Click here to see a larger version of this photo and a further one of Thresher Shark taken on 1st April 2022.
Thresher Shark - photo taken on 1st April 2022
Update - 3rd April 2022 : Thresher Shark and Pebble were released back into the wild on 25th April 2022 at Dollar Cove.


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