Dugong was rescued on 12th July 2017
Dugong (Dug for short), approximately 2 weeks old male common seal, was rescued on 12th July 2017 from Heacham beach.

This pup was not too ill, possible infected mouth, exhausted from rough seas.
Dugong
Dugong Update - 15th July 2017 : After a few days in the hospital, Dug has already moved onto eating whole fish and is doing really well.

He currently weighs 12kgs.

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo taken on 14th July 2017.
Update - 28th July 2017 : This photo of Dugong was taken on 28th July 2017 in the hospital´s wean and swim pool. He currently weighs 13.3kgs.

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Dugong
Dugong Update - 28th August 2017 : This photo of Dugong was taken on 26th August 2017 in the hospital pen number 5. He currently weighs 15kgs.

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Update - 13th November 2017 : This photo of Dugong was taken on 11th November 2017 in the hospital pen.

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Dugong
Dugong Update - 17th December 2017 : This photo of Dugong was taken on 16th December 2017 in the outside seal pool.

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Update - 21st January 2018 : Dug is full of character, he was wants attention and food all the time.

This photo of Dug was taken on 20th January 2018 in the outside seal pool.

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Dugong
Dugong Update - 18th February 2018 : Unfortunately Dug is back in the seal hospital again, although he was eating lots and lots of fish in the outside pool, he is just not putting on any weight. Dug currently weighs 17kgs.

This photo of Dug was taken on 17th February 2018. Click here to see a larger version of this photo.
Update - 12th March 2018 : Good news Dug is now in the hospital´s swim pool. Dug currently weighs 21kgs.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Dug taken on 11th March 2018
Dugong
Dugong Update - 9th April 2018 : Dug is now back out in the outside seal enclosure.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Dug taken on 7th April 2018


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