|Merlin was rescued on 31st October 2008|
|Merlin is a little boy and also came from the Secret World for rehabilitation, he was rescued on the 31st October 2008 in Western-Super-Mare. At 4 weeks old and weighing 15 kilos he had a couple of wounds and was malnourished. Due to the influx of pups, Merlin is sharing a pen with Milo, Milo is unhappy at the intrusion. |
Merlin's flipper tag number is 009 and he is currently in hospital pen number 3. Milo who is also in this pen has lost a little bit of weight, but really enjoys his fish.
|Update: 12th December 2008 - Merlin now weighs 20 kilos and is now in the outside nursery pool No. 1.|
Update: 24th December 2008 - Merlin currently weighs 23 kilos.
Update: 1st January 2009 - These photos of Merlin in the convalescent pool were taken on 29th December 2008.
Update: 11th February 2009 - Merlin was released back into the wild along with Skittles, Gandalf and Hubbard at Porthtowan.
Update: 23rd October 2010 - Merlin has been spotted at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall by members of the Cornwall Seal Group on 5th February 2010, 24th February 2010, 11th March 2010 and 24th & 29th September 2010.
The photo (right) was taken by Sue Sayer, a member of the Cornwall Seal Group, on 5th February 2010.
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