2011 - 2012 Rescues
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This year´s theme for pup names is "My Hero". The Cornish Seal Sanctuary have been asking all team members and members of the public to tell them who their hero is; this could be a family member, a famous celebrity or just someone who has had a positive impact on their life.
Kate Humble KATE HUMBLE (Released)
On Monday 18th July 2011 we received a telephone call from a gentleman about a seal at Porthtowan. Dan was a little bit more than surprised to find a two day old baby seal pup on the beach... More>>
Fred Dibnah FRED DIBNAH (Released)
On Thursday 22nd July 2011, late in the afternoon, we received a telephone call about a seal at Porthgwarra near Lands End.... More>>
Andy Murray ANDY MURRAY (Released)
A two days old whitecoat seal pup with no signs of it´s Mum was rescued on 15th September 2011 from Fishermans Cove... More>>
Zara Phillips ZARA PHILLIPS (Released)
Zara Phillips arrived at the Sanctuary on 30th September 2011 from Boscastle, due to the location of the pup it was decided that a phone call to members of the north Cornwall volunteers of the BDMLR... More>>
Ronseal RONSEAL (Released)
Ronseal was transferred to the Sanctuary on 2nd October 2011 from Secret World in Devon, the pup had been found around Pontihead near Bristol, on the 24th September 2011... More>>
Finn FINN (Released)
Finn was transferred to the Sanctuary on 2nd of October 2011 but this pup came from the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre... More>>
LOLA BELLA LOLA BELLA (Released)
On the 10th October 2011 we received a phone call about a pup at Sennen Cove. The pup was brought to the Sanctuary at around 6pm that evening and its clinical assessment started with weighing in at only 11kg... More>>
Florence FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (Released)
On the 13th October 2011 we received a call about a seal at Kennack Sands about a pup. The pup arrived at the Sanctuary around lunchtime and a clinical assessment was carried out... More>>
Hippo HIPPO (Released)
On the 14th October we received a phone call about a pup in a pretty poor state which needed the help of the team at the Sanctuary... More>>
Nikola Tesla NIKOLA TESLA (Released)
Tesla was rescued from Rinsey on the 26th October 2011 by Clare McGowan, Wayne Kempe and Craig Hardman... More>>
Barnacle BARNACLE (Released)
Barnacle was rescued on the 28th October 2011 from a beach in Jersey; the pup was found to be abandoned by its mum and minor injuries...More>>
David Attenborough DAVID ATTENBOROUGH (Released)
On the 29th October 2011 we received a call about a pup at Portreath in the early afternoon, the pup was brought back to the Sanctuary and arrived just after 3pm... More>>
Ripley Scott RIPLEY SCOTT (Released)
On the 30th October 2011 we received a call about a pup on the beach at Gwithian, due to its age, condition and public distrubance it needed to come in to the Snactuary and arrived just after 2.15pm... More>>
Tim Burton TIM BURTON (Released)
On the 31st October 2011 we received a call about a pup. A team was dispatched and the pup was collected and brought back to the Sanctuary just before lunchtime...More>>
Tigers Eye TIGERS EYE (Released)
Tigers Eye was rescued from Gower in Swansea on 31st October 2011 by the RSPCA and taken to their West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Ruby RUBY (Released)
Ruby was rescued from Dyfed Lamphey in Wales on 31st October 2011 by the RSPCA and taken to their West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Eva Peron EVA PERON (Passed Away)
On the 1st November 2011 we received a call from the Strangles near Crackington Haven, in north Cornwall, about a pup on the beach... More>>
Mr Marti Pellow MARTI PELLOW (Released)
Having just left the beach at Strangles near Crackington Haven on the 1st November 2011 with a pup, we received another call from the same beach about another pup, the plan was to meet BDMLR at Truro...More>>
Boudicca BOUDICCA (Released)
If two pups weren't enough in one day we had another call on 1st November 2011 about a pup at Port Gaverne that would need coming into the Sanctuary arrived at 7pm... More>>
Bear Grylls BEAR GRYLLS (Released)
On the 2nd November 2011 we received a call from the guys on the Isles of Scilly about a pup that would need treatment at the Sanctuary; the pup would be flown to Penzance and picked up by the team... More>>
Blue Topaz BLUE TOPAZ (Released)
Blue Topaz was rescued from Bude on 3rd November 2011 and taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment. The pup was originally rescued due to a malnourished condition weighing 13 kilos...More>>
Amelia Earhart AMELIA EARHART (Released)
Amelia Earhart was rescued on the 5th November 2011 from the Isles of Scilly, she had been abandoned by her mother, very malnourished and weighing only 9 kilos, we had to stabilise the pup before she could be flown to the Sanctuary... More>>
Chris Packman CHRIS PACKHAM (Passed Away)
Chris Packham was rescued on the 13th November 2011 from Polperro around 4-5 weeks old, this pup was malnourished at 16 kilos, with a fairly good body condition and no wounds... More>>
Captain Luc Picard CAPTAIN LUC PICARD (Released)
Captain Luc Picard was rescued on the 14th November 2011 from Crantock beach near Newquay, the pup was around 5 weeks old and very malnourished at only 11.5 kilos with a large laceration... More>>
Sapphire SAPPHIRE (Released)
Sapphire was rescued from Watergate Bay near Newquay on 19th November 2011 by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team, the pup taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Diamond DIAMOND (Released)
A 2 weeks old malnourished pup, was rescued from Ball Point Lighthouse in North Devon on 28th November 2011 and was taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Basil Fawlty BASIL FAWLTY (Released)
On the 4th December 2011 the Sanctuary received a call from Dan (a member of the Animal Care Team) who was on a day off and was heading out to a stranded dolphin in Veryna. While dealing with this incident we received a call about a seal on Perranporth beach and BDMLR close by...More>>
Zirion ZIRION (Released)
Zirion was rescued from Aberystywth in Wales on the 5th December 2011, weighing 12kg had puncture wounds to his body...More>>
Paul Watson PAUL WATSON (Released)
This pup was found near the lifeboat station in Port Isaac in north Cornwall on 13th December 2011, sheltering from the bad weather malnourished and dehydrated with a swollen front left flipper...More>>
LOUIS THEROUX LOUIS THEROUX (Released)
This little pup around 10 weeks old was found at Mousehole on 13th December 2011. The pup was malnourished and dehydrated with wounds to rear flippers...More>>
Holly HOLLY (Passed Away)
On the 14th December 2011 we received a call about a seal at Padstow, with volunteers close to location, they headed out and found the pup malnourished and dehydrated and would need to be brought in...More>>
Van Persie VAN PERSIE (Released)
A 5 weeks old male pup was found on the rocks at the end of Marazion beach in very rough weather, by Claire and Amy (two of our Animal Care Team) on 16th December 2011...More>>
Clarence Worley CLARENCE WORLEY (Released)
On the 17th December 2011 we received a call about a pup at Mother´s Ivy near Padstow. Members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team (BDMLR) were dispatched to assess its condition and see if it needs our help...More>>
Frank Zappa FRANK ZAPPA (Released)
A 3 weeks old male seal pup was rescued from Najizel by the members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team (BDMLR) and the Animal Care team on 17th December 2011, he was malnourished and weak...More>>
Tony Hawk TONY HAWK (Released)
We received a call on the 17th December 2011 about a seal pup at Trevean Cove. The pup was found on the beach and need the help from our expert staff...More>>
Mary King MARY KING (Released)
We received a call on the 21st December 2011 about a pup at St Michael´s Mount due to its condition would need treatment at the Sanctuary...More>>
Tiny Tim TINY TIM (Released)
A 10 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued from the Lizard Point by some of the members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team on 24th December 2011...More>>
Amethyst AMETHYST (Released)
Amethyst was rescued on the 27th December 2012 from Lee Bay in Devon, weighing just 12 kg, she had wounds around her neck and malnourished...More>>
Jasper JASPER (Released)
A 10 weeks old pup covered in oil, was rescued from Aberystwyth in Wales on 28th December 2011 taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Shawn Ellis SHAWN ELLIS (Released)
A 12 weeks old male seal pup was rescued from Porthcurno by Dave and Lesley Jarvis, the members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team on 29th December 2011...More>>
Aquamarine AQUAMARINE (Released)
An 8 weeks old malnourished pup, was rescued from Carbis Bay on 29th December 2011 by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Team and was taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Olaf Schmidt OLAF SCHMIDT (Released)
Olaf Schmidt, a 12 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued from Lelant by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team on 29th December 2011...More>>
Brunel BRUNEL (Released)
We received a call about a pup found on Fistral Beach at Newquay that might need our help. Members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team were asked to check on the pup, they found the pup and reported back that it would need to be brought to the Sanctuary...More>>
Steve Irwin STEVE IRWIN (Released)
On New Year´s Eve we received a call about a pup at Fowey, which was underweight and with a cut to its face. The Area Coordinator for the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team was called and volunteers were asked to go and check on the pup...More>>
Paul Russell PAUL RUSSELL (Released)
We received a call about a seal pup on the slipway at Lamorna Cove and Dan (a member of the animal care team on a day off) was asked to go and take a look. The condition of the pup was very poor and it was decided it needed to come in...More>>
Chuck Norris CHUCK NORRIS (Passed Away)
New Year´s Day not only bring the start of a new year but two seals. A call from some members of the public at Loe Bar about a pup sent the rescue team out again. The pup was located on the beach, and the condition of its injuries meant it would need to come in....More>>
Malakite MALAKITE (Released)
A 8 weeks old malnourished and injured pup, was rescued from Mullion Cove on 5th January 2012 by Dan (a member of our Animal Care Team) and was taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment...More>>
Marilyn Monroe MARILYN MONROE (Released)
On the 9th January 2012 we received a call from Housel Bay near the Lizard about a pup needing our help. This pup was estimated to be around 10 weeks old and weighed in around 16.5 kilos...More>>
Sam Cornelius SAM CORNELIUS (Released)
On the 11th January 2012 we received a call about a seal at Kynance Cove near the Lizard...More>>
Dynamite DYNAMITE (Released)
Dynamite was rescued by the BDMLR on the 11th January 2012 from Porthgwidden beach at St Ives weighing 15kg and malnourished...More>>
Carwardine CARWARDINE (Released)
On the 15th January 2012 we received a call from a member of the public at Porthcatho about a pup on the beach...More>>
Bronte BRONTE (Released)
On the 16th January 2012 we received a call from Mousehole about a pup with injuries that meant it would have to come in to the Sanctuary...More>>
Bob Champion BOB CHAMPION (Released)
On the 17th January 2012 we received a call about a pup at Mawgan Porth in Newquay. The pup was malnourished weighing in at 16 kilos...More>>
Peter PETER (Passed Away)
On the 23rd January 2012 we received a call about a pup at Lizard Point, it´s condition meant that it had to be brought back to the Sanctuary...More>>
Stephen Fry STEPHEN FRY (Released)
On the 23rd February 2012 we had a call from Dave, a member of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team, about a pup on the beach at Perranporth in a bad way. More>>

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