Beta was rescued on 22nd January 2018
Beta, 12 weeks old male seal pup, was rescued on 22nd January 2018 from Porthminster beach, St Ives by some members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

This pup was found with wounds to his body, underweight at 15kgs and also had a slightly high temperature.

The pup was taken and treated at one of BDMLR´s holding facilities until a hospital pen became available at Gweek on 8th February 2018.
Beta
Beta Update - 25th February 2018 : Beta was moved down to the outside nursery pool for his next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with other rescued seal pups.

Beta´s flipper tag number is 363 (green).

These photos above and left were taken on 23rd February 2018, click here to see a larger version of these.
Update - 28th March 2018 : Beta is currently in the convalescent pool for his final stage of rehabilitation, he will be released back to the wild in the next month or so.

Beta weighed 21kgs on 14th March 2018.

This photo of Beta was taken on 26th March 2018, click here to see a larger version of this.
Beta
Beta Update - 29th April 2018 : Beta has completed her rehabilitation and will be released back to the wild in the next few weeks.

This photo of Beta was taken on 27th April 2018, click here to see a larger version of this.

Update - 29th May 2018 : Beta, along with Gerry, Nampara, Chris, Ava and Pudding were released back into the wild on 17th May 2018 at Porthtowan.

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