Jessie was rescued on 20th November 2010
On the 20th November 2010 a young whitecoat pup about one week old was rescued by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team at Portbeor beach on the Roseland Peninsula and taken to the Seal Sanctuary.

The pup was quite bright and feisty (which is a good sign) but with a fresh injury to the left foreflipper palm and a couple of patches of tarry oil on her whitecoat. As this pup is a girl, she has been named Jessie. When Jessie was rescued, she weighed 11 kilos.

Update: 28th November 2010 - Jessie has now been moved through to the main hospital and is in pen number 2.
Jessie - 29th December 2010 Update: 1st January 2011 - Photo left of Jessie was taken in the main hospital on 29th December 2010.    Jessie's flipper tag number is 022(white).

Update: 8th February 2011 - Jessie is still in the hospital, at this rate we will start charging her rent!!
Update: 4th March 2011 - Jessie is now in the outside nursery pool 4.
(Drum roll please...) she is eating fish all by herself and chasing it around the pool hip hip hooray, and is gaining in confidence.

Photo right of Jessie was taken by Simon Bone on 23rd February 2011.

Update: 30th May 2011 - Jessie has been released back into the wild.
Jessie - 23rd February 2011 - Photo by Simon Bone
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