LILO - Rescued on 3rd December 2006

Lilo in the hospital - photo was taken on 8th December 2006 by Rachael VineOn Sunday the 3rd of December 2006 the Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a pup on the beach at Praa Sands. Maz picked up the rescue kit and cage and headed out. When Maz arrived on the beach she found a pup around 4-5 weeks old (post moult), puncture wounds to head and neck, and signs of malnourishment.
The pup was quickly brought back to the Sanctuary and put in to isolation 2. The pup was given a clinical assessment and was also found to have swelling to the jaw and face, and a squint to its eye, the pup also weighed in at only 16 kilos. The wounds were cleaned and treated with antibiotic spray, the pup was given eye drops and an injection of antibiotics. The pup is another little girl and has been named Lilo.Lilo in the hospital - photo was taken on 13th December 2006 by Rachael Vine
Lilo being weighed by the Animal Care Team (Dan and Clare) before being moved from the nursery pool into the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 30th December 2006 Update: 31st December 2006 - Lilo being weighed by the Animal Care Team (Dan and Clare) before being moved from the nursery pool into the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 30th December 2006. Her orange flipper tag number is 20.Lilo in the outside pool - photo was taken on 30th December 2006
All the seal pups were keen to leave the trailer -  photo was taken by Rachael Vine Update: 16th March 2007 - Lilo was released back into the wild on the 12th of March 2007 along with Pebbles, Dory, Taz and Baloo at Porthtowan.

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