Gandalf was rescued on 19th October 2008

Gandalf is a little boy and was rescued by the Secret World from Brean beach on the 19th October 2008, and was only 2 weeks old and was in mid-moult. He was only 11.2 kilos and had ruckly breathing and a snotty nose. Gandalf spend a week in the hospital before being moved outside to the nursery pools, here he seemed to be having problems with his right flipper.

On inspection he had a wound on the under side of his flipper and was taken back up to the hospital for a course of treatment.
Gandalf on arrival
Gandalf back in the hospital Gandalf is not happy in the hospital after experiencing the freedom outside. Hopefully it will not be too long before he can go back outside and join Oscar. At present he is in hospital pen number 4. Gandalf's flipper tag number is 008 (red).

Update: 12th December 2008 - Gandalf now weighs 23.5 kilos and is now in the outdoor nursery pool No. 2.
Gandalf Update: 1st January 2009 - These photos of Gandalf were taken in the convalescent pool on 29th December 2008.

Update: 11th February 2009 - Gandalf was released back into the wild along with Skittles, Hubbard and Merlin at Porthtowan.