NSRI STATION 21 - St Francis BayNSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated yesterday (Thursday 6 Sept) to investigate reports from members of the public of a seal pup appearing to be injured at Shark Point, Cape St Francis.

Members of our NSRI St Francis Bay sea rescue crew responded and found the seal pup in amongst the rocks alone and appearing to be emaciated and dehydrated.

We believe the seal pup to be an Antarctic Fur Seal and we took the seal into our care.

The St Francis Kromme Enviro Trust arrived and assisted to transport the seal to a local Veterinary Surgeon for medical care and following care by the vet the St Francis Kromme Enviro Trust have transported the seal to Bayworld Oceanarium for further care and the seal pup is expected to fully recover.