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GALLERY: Seal-ya later!

GALLERY: Seal-ya later!

Tuesday 11 April 2023

GALLERY: Seal-ya later!

Tuesday 11 April 2023

The GCSPA has released two seals back into the wild after they were both rescued in October last year.

Emilia was rescued in Guernsey and Shakespeare was rescued in Jersey, both were released at Portlet over the weekend.

"Both were less than half their body weight and extremely poorly when they arrived,” said Manager of the GSPCA, Steve Byrne. 

“They have had a long road to get better and it was so nice to see them back where they belong. 

“The other 4 pups Henny, Echo, Hector and Cleopatra rescued this season continue to do well and improve daily.” 

He was joined at Portlet by the Head of Marine Mammals at the GSPCA, Geoff George, who said the Group has never had such a busy seal pup season. 

“Never have we had 8 pups at one time like we have had this year,” he said. 

“The other seals are doing well and we may have another more to release soon. Of all the seal pups, Shakespeare, who was rescued in Jersey, is without doubt the loudest seal pup we have ever had.” 

The GSPCA has rescued and released 27 grey seal pups and currently still has four in its care. “We are fund raising for the new much needed Wildlife Hospital which will have bigger pools and more space and please if you can donate to help us build this,” said Mr Byrne. 

You can donate to the charity ONLINE.

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