Barnacle arrived on 11th January 2012
Barnacle was rescued on the 28th October 2011 from a beach in Jersey; the pup was found to be abandoned by its mum and had minor injuries.

The pup was transferred to the National Seal Sanctuary on 11th January 2012 for Barnacle´s next stage of rehabilitation, also to learn to compete for fish with other seals before being finally released back into the wild.

Barnacle´s flipper tag number is 80041 (orange).
Generic Rescued Pups Photo
Barnacle Update: 6th April 2012 - Photo left of Barnacle was taken on 4th April 2012.   Click here to see a larger version of this photo.

Update: 24th April 2012 - Barnacle was released back into the wild on 13th April 2012 at Gwithian.

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