Grizzly Bear was rescued on 16th October 2016
Grizzly Bear, female grey seal pup, was rescued on 16th October 2016 from Boscastle Harbour by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) medic team.

Unfortunately she was only 5-6 days old and had been washed high up onto the slipway by high Spring Tides, meaning her mother wouldn´t come up to feed her and she was abandoned.
Grizzly Bear
Update - 27th October 2016 : Grizzly Bear had superficial wounds to her flippers and was treated with a long-acting antibiotic. The Animal Care Team are hoping that she will soon start to eat for herself.
Grizzly Bear Update - 20th November 2016 : Grizzly Bear is now in the convalescent pool for her final stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish during feeding time with the other rescued seal pups and resident seals.

Grizzly Bear´s flipper tag number is 308 (white).

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo taken on 19th November 2016.
Update - 1st January 2017 : Grizzly Bear has completed her rehabilitation and will be returned to the wild in the next month.

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo taken on 28th December 2016.
Grizzly Bear
Seal Release - 6th January 2017 Update - 7th January 2017 : Grizzly Bear along with Giraffe, Panther, Honey Badger, Tiger and Platypus were returned to the wild at Gwithian on 6th January 2017.


Photo left was taken by Grace Jones


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