Six orphaned and rescued seal pups are to be released from the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.
It's the first release of the season after a spell of bad weather and the recent winter storms prevented the scheduled release of six seal pups early in 2016.
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One of the young seals being released back into the wild is Kerplunk. She was rescued at just three weeks old and needed pioneering surgery to remove a severely wounded flipper.
The pup is only the second rescue seal to ever have this operation - 'Silkie' underwent the same procedure in 2001, and adapted so well that she too was able to be returned to the wild.
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