Gryffin - Arrived on 6th December 2007

Gryffin We received a call from a chap in Bude worried about a pup on the beach. We called one of our volunteers who went out to take a look but was unsure, so the BDMLR went out as well. The pup was looking a little unwell and so they decided to bring it in to the sanctuary. The pup arrived in the early evening and was put into isolation pen 1 before we carried out a clinical assessment. The pup weighed 18 kilos and had a few scrapes to his flippers, but was mainly exhausted from the rough weather. He has been named Gryffin.
Hospital Update: 14th December 2007 - Gryffin is in hospital pen number 4; still very aggressive but feeding well.
Gryffin in the outside nurserypool - photo was taken on 28th December 2007 Update: 31st December 2007 - These photos of Gryffin were taken on Friday 28th of December 2007 in the outside nursery pool.

Gryffin's flipper tag number is 013 (yellow).
Gryffin in the outside nursery pool - photo was taken on 28th December 2007
Update: 20th January 2008 - Gryffin was a little unhappy at being put in the convalescent pool, but has now settled in to life in the big pool.
Gryffin in the outside pool - photo was taken on 20th March 2008 Update: 22nd March 2008 - These photos of Gryffin were taken on Thursday 20th March 2008 in the outside pool. Gryffin in the outside pool - photo was taken on 20th March 2008
Seals being released back into the wildUpdate: 4th April 2008 - Gryffin was released back into the wild on the 3rd of April 2008 along with Gwithyen, Alan, Wella and Swoop at Church Cove near Helston. Seals being released back into the wild
Update: 4th May 2010 - Gryffin was spotted at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall by members of the Cornwall Seal Group on 1st & 23rd April 2010.

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