Holly was rescued on 12th December 2008

Holly We received a phone call from a member of the public on Friday 12th December 2008 about a seal on the beach at Peters Point. Amy headed out with a couple of volunteers and found the pup on the beach malnourished. On the beach the pup was found to have a wound to the under side of her right flipper and was malnourished weighing only 13 kilos.Holly
Holly The seal was given fluids and taken back to the Sanctuary, back at the Sanctuary the pup had the wounds cleaned and a course of antibiotics started. As she is a little girl and it is near Christmas we have called her HOLLY.

Update: 24th December 2008 - Holly is still in the isolation pen, she is a little quiet but feeding for herself.
Holly Update: 1st January 2009 - These photos of Holly in the main hospital pen number 2 were taken on Saturday 27th December 2008.

Update: 1st February 2009 - Holly is now in the outside pool and her flipper tag number is 015 (red).
Holly Update: 20th March 2009 - Holly was released back into the wild early in the morning on 17th March 2009 along with Erin, Lauren and Sophie.
Update: 7th February 2010 - It has only been a week since Holly was released back to the wild, on 24th March 2009 she was spotted amongst adult seals at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall by Dan Jarvis (one of our animal care team) and Simon Bone. Also on 30th April 2009 and 14th May 2009. Holly has been seen in the wild on 20th and 30th January 2010.

Sue Sayer, Simon and Dan are members of the Cornwall Seal Group who identifies and monitors local seals.
Photo of Holly was taken by Simon Bone (www.cornishseals.co.uk)