George was rescued on 4th November 2017
George, 4 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 4th November 2017 from Dollar Cove.

The pup was rescued with a severe wound to his back and more superficial wounds to flippers.

Update - 7th November 2017 : George is being treated with antibiotics and anti-inflammatories. The Animal Care team are still force-feeding George with fish as he hasn´t yet learnt to eat for himself.
George
Update - 25th November 2017 : George was moved down to the outside nursery pool on 21st November 2017 and is now feeding for himself.

Update - 28th November 2017 : George has been moved into the convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation before being released back into the wild.
George Update - 1st January 2018 : George is currently in the convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation before he is released back into the wild soon.

George´s flipper ID tag number is 325 (green).

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 30th December 2017.

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