Zacky was rescued on 17th January 2018
Zacky, 5 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 17th January 2018 from Perranporth beach by some members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

This pup was found malnourished with an ulcerated eye and weighed only 14kgs.
Zacky Update - 25th February 2018 : Zacky was treated with antibiotics and painkillers, however, the eye needed an extended course of eye drops but is now fully healed.

Zacky´s flipper tag number is 354 (green).

Zacky is currently in the convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation. The photo above and left were taken on 23rd February 2018, click here to see a larger version of these.
Update - 29th April 2018 : This photo of Zacky was taken on 27th April 2018. It will not be too long before he is returned to the wild.

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Update - 24th May 2018 : Zacky along with Dewgong, Alpha, Winston, Lucy and Eyns, were released back into the wild on 21st May 2018 at Porthtowan.