Leatherback (Turtle) was rescued on 24th June 2017
Leatherback, male common seal pup, was rescued on 24th June 2017 from Snettisham beach.

He has been separated from his mum too soon and has picked up a nasty infection, he would have no chance of survival on his own in the wild.

Leatherback
Leatherback Update - 3rd July 2017 : When he arrived at the seal rescue hospital the dedicated Animal Care Team were feeding him a special fish soup mixture but he has progressed quickly and is now hand feeding. Leatherback currently weighs 13.3kgs. He is in hospital pen number 5.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo was taken on 2nd July 2017.
Update - 30th July 2017 : Leatherback is currently in the hospital´s wean/swim pool. He currently weighs 19.2kgs.

This photo of Leatherback was taken on 28th July 2017. Click here to see a larger version of this.

His flipper tag number is 461.
Leatherback
Leatherback Update - 28th August 2017 : Leatherback currently weighs 21.3kgs.

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

Update - 10th September 2017 : Leatherback along with Ridley and Natterjack were released back to the wild on 9th September 2017.


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