Scotty was rescued on 22nd November 2008

Scotty was rescued on the 22nd November 2008 from Penzance. At 8 weeks old and weighing 15 kilos, this was another pup that seemed it would not make it. Scotty, who's temperature was so low when rescued that it did not read on the thermometer, was taken to a local vets where it was given a glucose injection and fluids, five minutes later Scotty was wide awake and full of energy you would had thought it was a different seal. Now stable, it was a short journey to the sanctuary where Scotty was put into isolation pen number 2 to have his minor wounds cleaned and treated and given eye drops for his right eye. Scotty after lunch with a full belly!
Update: 24th November 2008 - Scotty is doing well and all his bloods came back normal, he is having assistance with his pill fish, but self feeding with the rest of his fish.
ScottyUpdate: 12th December 2008 - Scotty now weighs 16.5 kilos and is currently in the outside nursery pool No. 1. His flipper tag number is 013 (Red).

Update: 1st January 2009 - These photos of Scotty in the convalescent pool were taken on 29th December 2008.
Scotty
Scotty heading out down the beach Update: 27th February 2009 - Scotty was released back into the wild along with Emma on 27th February 2009. Emma heading out
Update: 10th April 2009 - Scotty was spotted amongst adult seals at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall by Sue Sayer on 2nd April 2009. (Sue is a member of the Cornwall Seal Group who identifies and monitors local seals).
The photo (right) was taken by Sue Sayer on 2nd April 2009.
Photo of Scotty was taken by Sue Sayer (www.cornwallsealgroup.co.uk)

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