Olaf Schmidt was rescued on 29th December 2011
Olaf Schmidt, a 12 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued from Lelant by Dave and Lesley Jarvis, members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team, on Thursday 29th December 2011, the pup was found to be malnourished and weak.

Update: 1st January 2012 - Photo right of Schmidt was taken in his isolation pen. Schmidt was moved to pen No. 3 in the main hospital on 31st December 2011.

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Olaf Schmidt
Olaf Schmidt Update: 26th January 2012 - Olaf Schmidt´s flipper tag number is 33 (green).
He is currently in nursery pool number 1 with Brunel.

Update: 4th April 2012 - Photo left of Schmidt was taken on 4th April 2012.
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Update: 24th April 2012 - Schmidt is in the convalescent pool, doing really well and putting on weight. The rescued pups are enjoying the piggy back rides around the pool with the resident seals, but it is going to be a few more weeks before any pups are ready for release back to the wild.
Update: 30th May 2012 - Earlier today the Cornish Seal Sanctuary´s Animal Care Team decided to do a seal pup release as the weather in Cornwall was good and the high tides were on their side.

Members of the Animal Care Team drove to the north coast of Cornwall to release five pups Olaf Schmidt, Diamond, Brunel, Paul Watson and Amethyst
back into the wild.
Seal Release 30th May 2012

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