Ludo was rescued on 20th October 2015
Ludo, 5 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued from the beach at Porthholland by Jeff Taylor, a member of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

She was found with multiple wounds to the head, flippers and chest and also had a large abscess. Weighed 15kgs.

Photo right was taken by Jeff Taylor. Click here to see a larger version of this photo.
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Ludo Jeff drove to Truro where he transferred the pup to Dave Jarvis of BDMLR for the final journey to Gweek.

Upon arrival at the seal hospital, the wounds were cleaned and the abscess was lanced and flushed.

She was prescribed a course of antibiotics and anti-inflammatories.
Update - 25th October 2015 : Ludo´s abscess has cleared up well. She is in the hospital´s isolation pen number 2 and weighs 15kgs.

This and above left photo were taken on 23rd October 2015.   Click here to see a larger version of these photos.

Update - 28th October 2015 : Ludo is currently enjoying swimming in her hospital´s pen pool and learning how to feed for herself, she will be moved down to the outside nursery pools shortly.
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Ludo - photo by Andrew Heron Update - 30th November 2015 : Ludo is now in the outside convalescent pool for her next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with other seals during feeding time before Ludo is returned to the wild in the next month or so.

Ludo´s flipper tag number is 57 (blue).

Click here to see a larger version of photo which was taken by Andrew Heron during his visit to the Seal Sanctuary on 21st November 2015.
Update - 1st January 2016 : This photo of Ludo in the convalescent pool was taken on 27th December 2015.

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Ludo - 27th December 2015
Ludo, Poker and Scrabble Update - 22nd May 2016 : Ludo is now in the final stage of her rehabilitation and will be released back into the wild in the next few weeks.

This photo left of Ludo with her rescued seal friends was taken on 20th May 2016 in the rehabilitation pool. Click here to see a larger version of this photo.
Update - 30th May 2016 : Ludo along with Scrabble, Tic Tac Toe, Bounce Off, Queue and Magic were released back into the wild at Gwithian on 27th May 2016.


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