Wormhole was rescued on 20th December 2013
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Porthcothan beach

Age at Rescue : ~6 weeks old

Weight at Rescue : tbc

Reason for Rescue : Malnourished and puncture wounds to his body.
Wormhole The pup was rescued by Dan and Emma, members of the Animal Care Team on 20th December 2013 from Porthcothan which is a coastal village between Newquay and Padstow. He has been named Wormhole.

Update - 29th December 2013 : Wormhole is currently in the outside nursery pool number 3 with two other rescued seal pups, Nebula and Jupiter, to learn how to compete for fish for his next stage of rehabilitation.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo taken on 28th December 2013.
Update - 20th January 2014 : Wormhole is still in the nursery pool and putting on lots of weight.

Update - 24th February 2014 : Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Wormhole taken on 22nd February 2014 in the convalescent pool

Wormhole´s flipper tag number is 205 (orange).
Venus and Wormhole Update - 20th April 2014 : Wormhole along with Venus were released back into the wild on 16th April 2014 at Carbis Bay. Click here to see a larger photo of this.

Each pup at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary can cost up to £1,000+ to rescue, rehabilitate and release,
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