Oberon was rescued on 25th January 2014
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Roskilly, Newlyn

Age at time of Rescue : 3 months old

Weight at time of Rescue : 14 kgs very underweight for his age.

Reason for rescue : Malnourished, dehyrated and wounds to his flippers.
The pup was rescued by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team and transported to the Seal Sanctuary for treatment.

Upon arrival at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary´s hospital, he was put into isolation pen where a full clinical assessment was carried out by members of the Animal Care Team. The pup was prescribed antibiotics as a precaution to fight any infections he may be harbouring. The pup was named Oberon.

Update - 10th February 2014 : Oberon will need to put on some more weight before he goes down to the outside nursery pools, but should progress quickly! He has already learnt how to eat fish for himself.
Oberon Update - 24th February 2014 : Photos above and left of Oberon were taken on 22nd February 2014 in the outside nursery pool number 3.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo.
Update - 14th April 2014 : Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Oberon taken on 12th April 2014 in the convalescent pool.

Oberon´s flipper tag number is 49 (orange).
Seal Release on 23rd May 2014 Update - 24th May 2014 : Oberon along with Callisto, Rocket and Bianca were released back into the wild on 23rd May 2014 at Gunwalloe.

Click here to see a selection of amazing photos taken by Photographer Simon Bone of the seal release.

Each pup at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary can cost up to £1,000+ to rescue, rehabilitate and release,
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The staff at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary do a brilliant job and without your help, they couldn´t continue.