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Issue 134
July 2017

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Resident Seals
Grey seal Badger has been reunited with Pumpkin, after two weeks away from his best friend after having an operation and recovering in the nursery pools.

Badger had his operation last month and has spent a couple of weeks in the nursery pools to allow his wounds to heal nicely.

Although he had a nice holiday in a new pool, the Animal Care Team were really excited to re-unite Badger and Pumpkin.
As soon as Badger´s transport cage came through the door Pumpkin was straight over to lead the welcoming committee!

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Pumpkin welcomes Badger back home

Post Monitoring of Seals
Here is a list of tagged seals spotted in the wild by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust (CSGRT) around the coast of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly:-

Pebbles on 10th & 25th July 2017, Elvis on 20th & 24th July 2017, Octopus on 20th & 27th July 2017 and Pacific on 31st July 2017.

This information regarding tagged seals seen in the wild is copyright of the CSGRT.

Seals in the Wild
We encourage people to tell us about any seals they see while walking around the coastal paths (a photo of the seal is very useful). Jill and her husband Paul were out on their walk on one of the several coastal paths around Cornwall and looked down over the cliff to see a seal in a cove. Click here to read more!
This seal has been seen in the wild 84 times since October 2003, Click here to find out more!

S104 Smile Ring Seal in the wild
Calling all
Seal Cadets!
Calling all junior marine biologists, the Cornish Seal Sanctuary needs you!

Become a recruit and join the Seal Cadets between 22nd July and 2nd September 2017, get involved and learn what it takes to help protect our oceans and care for marine mammals.

Get involved in Seal Medic Training, Marine Protection, Mammal Identification, Pup assessing, Seal Care, Pledge Zone. All this and much more!
Sea Cadet

Visitors Photo
Jill and her husband Paul took this photo below during their visit to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary on 4th July 2017.

Jill said "we love coming to Seal Sanctuary whilst we are on holiday in Cornwall and supporting the good work you do here."
Photo by Jill and Paul

Leaflet for 2017
Click here to download a printer friendly pdf version of the Sanctuary´s leaflet.


Buy your Discount Entry Tickets in Advance
Don´t forget to purchase your entrance tickets for single admission tickets, family tickets, group tickets, school bookings, etc., on-line in advance and Save Money.

Plus you can also purchase SEA LIFE Annual Passes and Merlin Annual Passes.

When you click here or on the button right, it will take you through to Merlin Entertainments´ Official Cornish Seal Sanctuary website for the Best Price Guarantee.
BOOK YOUR TICKETS ONLINE
A Frequent Question: I´m on holiday in the area and can´t print my tickets

Answer: Although it is preferable and quicker if the front of house staff have a printed copy of your ticket, you can still book your tickets online in advance and make savings if you bring along the booking reference number (or can show the email confirmation on a mobile device) and some ID that matches the booking name. The Front of House Staff can then check the records and allow entry from there.


This news update has been put together by volunteers/supporters of the Cornish Seal Sanctuary.

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