Hannibal - Arrived on 6th December 2007

Hannibal On Thursday 6th of December 2007, we received a call from the BDMLR, to say there was a pup on the beach at St Ives that was looking very poorly and needed to come in. Isolation 2 was cleaned and ready for the new arrival who came in the early afternoon. This pup after a little rest was very bright and snappy. The pup was weighed and found to be 19 kilos and with only a few scrapes to his nail bed. The pup was given fluids and left to rest, after nearly biting one of the Animal Care Team. After this we thought the name Hannibal was a very good name for him.
Hospital Update: 14th December 2007 - Hannibal is in hospital pen number 3 is doing well; still very aggressive.
Hannibal in the main hospital - photo was taken on 29th December 2007 through the viewing window Update: 31st December 2007 - These photos of Hannibal were taken on Saturday 29th of December 2007 in the main hospital.

Hannibal's flipper tag number is 014 (yellow).
Hannibal in the main hospital - photo was taken on 29th December 2007
Update: 20th January 2008 - Hannibal is still in the hospital as his eye is no closer to being cleared up. It seems to get better when on treatment, and then when he finishes his course he seems to go backwards.
Update: 8th February 2008 - Hannibal has been moved to the outside pools for his final stage of rehabilitation.
Hannibal in the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 9th April 2008 Update: 12th April 2008 - These photos of Hannibal were taken on Wednesday 9th April 2008 in the convalescence pool. Hannibal in the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 9th April 2008
Hannibal in the convalescence pool Update: 22nd June 2008 - These photos of Hannibal were taken on Saturday 21st June 2008 in the convalescence pool. Hannibal in the convalescence pool
All head outUpdate: 30th June 2008 - Hannibal was released back into the wild on the 25th of June 2008 along with Davy, Torin and Imogen at Church Cove. A little rough

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