Sam was rescued by the RSPCA and transferred to us for their final stage of rehabilitation and then release back into the wild.
Sam was rescued from Croyde in Devon (orange flipper tag number 62017)
Update: 24th December 2008 - Sam now weighs 33 kilos.
Update: 1st January 2009 - These photos of Sam in the convalescent pool were taken on 29th December 2008.
|Update: 13th February 2009 - Sam was released back into the wild along with April, Oscar, Fairy and Tyson at Porthtowan on 12th February 2009.|
Update: 22nd April 2012 - Sam was spotted amongst the seals at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall by members of the Cornwall Seal Group on 2nd & 3rd April 2009, 23rd April 2009, 26th September 2009, 8th May 2010, 19th March 2011, 27th May 2011 and 6th January 2012.
Members of the Cornwall Seal Group volunteer hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify and watch over the seals around the Cornish coast, especially at pup time!
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