Amelia Earhart was rescued on the 5th November 2011 from the Isles of Scilly, she had been abandoned by her mother, very malnourished and weighing only 9 kilos, we had to stabilise the pup before she could be flown to the Sanctuary.
On Monday 7th November 2011 with her condition improved over the weekend she was flown by helicopter to Penzance where the team collected her and brought her to the Sanctuary.
With isolation full Amelia had to go into the main hospital's pen number one. She is feeding on multi milk due to her young age, and has a welly boot for company.
Update: 23rd November 2011 - Amelia is continuing to improve every day and has now moved on to fish soup.
Update: 1st January 2012 - Photo left of Amelia was taken in the nursery pool on 28th December 2011. Click here to see further photos. Amelia Earhart´s flipper tag number is 20 (green).
Update: 28th January 2012 - We have finally found a seal Amelia does not hate and is having get fun with Chuck. They are currently in nursery pool number 3.
Update: 24th April 2012 - Amelia is in the convalescent pool, doing really well and putting on weight. The rescued pups are enjoying the piggy back rides around the pool with the resident seals, but it is going to be a few more weeks before any pups are ready for release back to the wild.
Update: 30th May 2012 - Amelia is currently in the nursery pool.
Update: 7th August 2012 - Amelia was released back to the wild on 3rd August 2012 at Gwithian. Click here to read the Press Release.
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