Malakite was rescued on 5th January 2012
Malakite, 8 weeks old malnourished and injured pup, was rescued from Mullion Cove on 5th January 2012 by Dan (a member of our Animal Care Team) and was taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment.

The pup was transferred to the National Seal Sanctuary on Tuesday 21st February 2012 for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with other seals and then finally being released back into the wild.
Malakite´s flipper tag number is 80049 (orange).

Update: 20th March 2012 - Malakite was released back into the wild at Gunwalloe on 16th March 2012 along Tesla and Zappa.
Generic Rescued Pups Photo

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