Alpha was rescued on 21st January 2018
Alpha, 8 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 21st January 2018 from Porthminster beach, St. Ives by some members of British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

Alpha had a large net entangled around his neck which caused a severe large open wound around the back of his neck. Weighed 16kgs.
Alpha - photo by BDMLR
The pup was taken and treated at one of BDMLR´s holding facilities until a hospital pen became available at Gweek on 1st February 2018.
Alpha Update - 25th February 2018 : Alpha was moved down to the outside nursery pool for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with other rescued seal pups.

Alpha´s flipper tag number is 360 (green).

This photo was taken on 23rd February 2018, click here to see a larger version of this.