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.
Merlin keeping an eye on Milo
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.
Merlin 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.
Photo of Merlin was taken by Sue Sayer (