LEWIS was rescued on 1st November 2000
Lewis was rescued from St Mary´s in the Isles of Scilly on the 1st of November 2000. A white coat aged under a week, he was rescued due to his position and some unhappy circumstances.

Lewis was found on a roadside just after a blind corner and even though he was repeatedly put back on the beach, he continued to make his way back onto the road.
Lewis in one of our pools
A white pup with its mother had been spotted on the next cove round to Lewis the day before, but the mother had been found dead that morning. Flown to Penzance by hellicopter, Lewis was soon settled in the hospital. Weaned from milk onto fish he soon started to feed himself. With some TLC and a worming treatment, Lewis was moved outside to the nursery pools for his rehabilitation. He was released back into the wild in Spring 2001.
Lewis in the wild Update - 26th Januuary 2022 : Lewis has been seen in the wild many times over the years around the Cornish coast by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust (CSGRT). He was also seen on 3rd & 14th November 2021 and 26th January 2022.

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The members volunteer hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify, carry out surveys, monitor and watch over the seals.
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Each seal´s fur pattern is unique and enables the CSGRT volunteers track them for life. Seals face many challenges, yet we all depend on them to balance our marine ecosystem, this is essential to make the oxygen we breathe. Seals are our globally rare wildlife tourist attraction, helping diversify coastal economic prosperity.


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