Cher was rescued on 15th October 2012
Gender : Female

Location of Rescue : Porth at Newquay

Age at Rescue : 5-6 weeks old
(underweight pup)

Weight at Rescue : 13.5 kilos

Reason for Rescue : Found to be dehydrated with a large gash to body and right rear flipper
Photo of Cher was taken by Rachael Vine of the Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Photo of Cher Update - 25th November 2012 : This photo of Cher was taken on 23rd November 2012.
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Cher is currently in the convalescence pool and putting on lots of weight.

Cher´s flipper tag number is 107 (red).
Update: 12th December 2012 - Cher along with Lulu, Paloma, Pink and Pavarotti were released back into the wild on 11th December 2012 at Gwithian.

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This photo of Cher was taken by Simon Bone (
Photo of Cher
Photo of Cher taken by Sue Sayer Update - 13th April 2013 : Cher was spotted at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall on 12th April 2013 and 15th April 2013 by Sue Sayer a member of the Cornwall Seal Group.

Sue said "I think Cher must´ve injured herself a little hauling rapidly over a long distance from the cave to the low tide! :o( Signs of small superficial injuries bleeding a little! BUT she looked great!"

Photo left was taken by Sue Sayer of the Cornwall Seal Group.
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