Tegan - Arrived on 10th December 2007

Tegan Tegan was rescued was rescued also on the 10th of December 2007 from Porthtowan beach and she believed to have been disturbed by the public. She is only 3 days old and has a graze to her chin, but a swollen mouth and whiskers. She is also underweight at 10.5 kilos. Tegan is on milk and will then move on to fish soup.
Tegan in the main hospital - photo was taken on 29th December 2007 Update: 31st December 2007 - These photos of Tegan were taken on Saturday 29th of December 2007 in the main hospital (pen 2).

Tegan is still in the hospital and is now in water; she is very noisy and likes to do a lot of singing.
Tegan's flipper tag number is 015 (yellow).
Tegan in the main hospital - photo was taken on 29th December 2007
Tegan in the outside pool - photo was taken on 20th March 2008Update: 16th February 2008 - Tegan has been moved from the hospital to the outside pools for her final stage of rehabilitation.

Update: 22nd March 2008 - These photos of Tegan were taken on Thursday 20th March 2008 in the outside pool.
Tegan in the outside pool - photo was taken on 20th March 2008
Tegan in the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 9th April 2008 Update: 12th April 2008 - These photos of Tegan were taken on Wednesday 9th April 2008 in the convalescence pool. Tegan in the convalescence pool - photo was taken on 9th April 2008
Tegan Update: 18th April 2008 - Tegan is back in the hospital (pen 4) with a poorly eye. On Wednesday (16th April 2008) during the afternoon's feeding in the convalescent pool there was a fight between a seagull and the heron. Unfortunately, Tegan came up between the middle of them and the heron got her just above her eye. So as a precaution she has been moved back to the main hospital, her we will keep her dry until her eye is better.
Update: 25th April 2008 - Tegan is still receiving eye treatment and the vet is pleased with the progress she is making.
Read about Tegan's eye injury on the BBC's website by clicking on this link.
Update: 16th May 2008 - Tegan is now out of the hospital and in the outside nursery pool 1 with Sinbad, Samson and Risk. She coping very well with her eye and has no problems with catching the fish, so luckily her rehabilitation has not been affected.
Tegan in the convalescence pool Update: 22nd June 2008 - These photos of Tegan were taken on Saturday 21st June 2008 in the convalescence pool. Tegan in the convalescence pool
Three on their way Update: 25th July 2008 - Tegan was released back into the wild on the 21st of July 2008 along with Fabula, Cubert, Risk and Sinbad at Church Cove.Where is everybody!

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