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Ludo the seal. <br />
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A lost seal pup who travelled 1,000 miles to Portugal has been flown back to the UK.<br />
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The cute creature, called Ludo, is thought to have started his journey near Gweek in Cornwall but taken the wrong route down the Gulf Stream .<br />
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In January this year he was discovered on a beach near Sagres and rescued by staff from the Zoomarine centre in Albuferia.<br />
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After seven months he was deemed fit enough to return to the UK and he was flown for free from Faro to Heathrow.<br />
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Ludo is living in nursery pools at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary and in around two to three weeks he will be released back into the wild.<br />
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He will be fitted with an identification tag before he is set free so that staff can keep an eye on him.