BRANT was rescued on 21st January 2005

Brant was rescued on the 21st of January 2005 from Porthgwarra. He was approximately 8-10 weeks old and weighed 17kg. He was suffering from a respiratory infection, and eye ulcer, and had received a few nasty bite wounds. Brant was obviously exhausted as he slept a lot for a first few days but after some fluids and fish, he is now much more active and learning to feed himself. His wounds are healing well.
Brant returning to the wild, photo copyright of Sue SayerUpdate: 6th May 2005 - Brant along with Teign and Lune were released back into the wild on the 4th of May 2005; all the pups went off very quickly.

Brant´s hat tag number is 42.
Brant released back into the wild
Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Sue Sayer
Update: 3rd August 2005 - Brant has been spotted several times along the Cornish coast. This photo was taken by Sue Sayer who has a great website at   www.cornwallsealgroup.co.uk
Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Pat and John AmberUpdate: 28th August 2005 - Brant was spotted recently in the harbour at St Ives.

These photos were taken by Pat and John Amber.
Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Pat and John Amber
Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Tony Mills and Samantha ChiltonUpdate: 18th September 2005 - Brant was spotted on 16th September 2005. These photos were taken by Tony Mills and Samantha Chilton. Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Tony Mills and Samantha Chilton
Brant in the wild, photo copyright of Simon Bone
Update: 23rd October 2005 - Brant was spotted earlier today in one of the local coves, he should not be wearing the hat for much longer. This photo was taken by Simon Bone, to see more of his photographs, go to www.Cornishseals.co.uk
Update: 12th February 2006 - On 5th February 2006 Sue Sayer couldn´t believe it...three Sanctuary Seals on at a local seal colony and right next to each other!
Wey, Brant and Neil - photo was taken by Sue SayerWey (rear right pink 043), Brant (rear left pink 032) and Neil (rear left white 007). Wey and Brant were sleeping next to each other all the time Sue Sayer was there. Neil spent most of the time playing with another juvenile seal at the water´s edge, but later he hauled all round the edge of the haul out and finally selected a spot to rest - right next to Wey and Brant!!! Coincidence or what????

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