Elvis was rescued on 22nd December 2012
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Porthgwidden beach, St Ives

Age at Rescue : 6 weeks old

Weight at Rescue : 15kgs

Reason for Rescue : This pup was found to be malnourished for his age and few wounds to body.
Elvis
Update - 31st December 2012 : Elvis is currently in the isolation pen 1 of the hospital.
Click here to see a larger version of the above photo taken on 27th December 2012.

Update - 7th January 2013 : Elvis is now in the main hospital´s pen number one.  This pup is still on treatment as he had high temperature.

Update - 10th February 2013 : Elvis is still in the hospital but will be moved to the outside nursery pool shortly.  His flipper tag number is 122 (red).
Photo of Elvis Update - 23rd February 2013 : Elvis has been moved to the outdoor pools for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with the other seals.

Update - 1st May 2013 : Photo left of Elvis was taken on 27th April 2013 in the convalescence pool.
He currently weighs 30kgs.

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Update - 1st June 2013 : Elvis along with Arnold, Mick Jagger, Travis and Fiona Bruce were released back to the wild on 30th May 2013 at Gwithian.

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Photo right was taken by Photographer Simon Bone.
Seal Release
Elvis - photo taken by Sue Sayer of the Cornwall Seal Group Update - 17th September 2017 : Elvis was seen at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall on 30th January 2014, 6th & 7th February 2014, 21st April 2014, 19th May 2014, 29th December 2014,

Click here to see a larger photo (left) of Elvis taken by Sue Sayer of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust on 30th January 2014, 2nd February 2015, 13th April 2015, 18th April 2015 (photo below), 29th June 2015,
Also seen on 9th, 13th 27th & 30th July 2015, 20th August 2015, 3rd September 2015, 25th January 2016, 4th & 15th April 2016, 28th June 2016, 22nd August 2016, 19th December 2016, 9th & 13th March 2017, 20th & 24th July 2017 and 1st & 10th August 2017.

Click here to see a larger photo (right) of Elvis taken by Sue Sayer on 18th April 2015.

Members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust who identifies and monitors local seals.
Elvis - photo taken by Sue Sayer of the Cornwall Seal Group


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