Slash was rescued on 27th December 2012
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Godrevy

Age at Rescue : 8 weeks old

Weight at Rescue : 18.5kgs

Reason for Rescue : high temperature and netting injury around neck. Punctures to rear flippers.
Update - 31st December 2012 : Slash is currently in the isolation pen 3 of the hospital.
Click here to see a larger version of the above photo taken on 29th December 2012.

Update - 7th January 2013 : Slash is now in the main hospital pen number 4 with Sting.
Slash has completed his treatment and is feeding well.
A fishy ice block Update - 10th February 2013 : Slash has been moved to the outside convalescent pool for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with the other seals.
His flipper tag number is 124 (red).

Update - 1st May 2013 : Slash is still in the convalescence pool and putting on lots of weight, he currently weighs 35.5kgs.

Photo left : The pups are trying to get the fish out of the block of ice.
Update - 18th May 2013 : Slash was released back into the wild on 16th May 2013 along with Biffy, Tina, Shirley Bassey, Queen and Bob Marley.

Click here to see a larger photo of Slash.
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