Beethovan was rescued on 4th December 2012
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Porth Chapel

Age at Rescue : 6 weeks old

Weight at Rescue : 16 kg

Reason for Rescue : Severe gingivitis and bites to flipper and swelling.

Photo right was taken on 27th December 2012.
Update - 31st December 2012 : Beethovan is currently in the convalescence pool.   Click here to see a selection of photos taken on 27th December 2012.   His flipper tag number is 116 (red).
Seal Release on 8th February 2013 Update - 10th February 2013 : Beethovan along with Jessie J, Ringo, Led Zepplin, Wurzels and Ozzy were released back into the wild on 8th February 2013 at Gwithian beach.

Click here to see a selection of photos taken by Jessica Hirons and Kelly Astley.

Photo left was taken by Kelly Astley.
Update - 30th May 2013 : A few months after Beethovan was released back into the wild, he spotted was at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall on 23rd May 2013 by members* of the Cornwall Seal Group.

*Members of the Cornwall Seal Group volunteer hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify and watch over the seals around the Cornish coast.

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