Daggernose was rescued on 31st July 2017
Daggernose, female common seal, was rescued on 31st July 2017 from Heacham North beach.

This pup was rescued after she was reported by members of the public with some nasty wounds.

The Animal Care Team suspects she´s had a fight with an adult seal and the wounds are badly infected.
Daggernose is named after the Daggernose Shark which is critically endangered. This species has lost over 90% of the population in the last 10 years.

Update - 10th August 2017 : Daggernose has been prescribed lots of medication to make her better and the dedicated Animal Care Team are working hard to get this pup better so she can be returned to the Wash.

Daggernose Update - 28th August 2017 : Daggernose currently weighs 14.5kgs and is in hospital pen number 1.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 26th August 2017.

Daggernose´s flipper tag number is 467 (white).
Update - 10th October 2017 : Daggernose along with Blue, Puffin, Dusky, Bala, Hector, Polly-Ann and Hawksbill, were released back into the wild at Hunstanton beach on 9th October 2017.

Click here to see a selection of photos taken of the release.
Seal Release - 9th October 2017