Prudie was rescued on 4th September 2017
Prudie, 3 days old whitecoat female pup, was rescued by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team on 4th September 2017 from Boscastle harbour.

This pup was very weak, but surprisingly feisty, still had its umbilical cord despite looking like a pre moulted pup approx 2-3 weeks old. Also had an ulcer in her right eye and a few bite marks around head and body.

©Photo credit : BDMLR
Photo by BDMLR
Prudie The pup was transported to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary for care and rehabilitation. The pup has been named "Prudie".

Upon arrival at the seal hospital, the pup weighed 12kgs.
Update - 2nd October 2017 : Prudie was moved to the outside nursery pool on 1st October 2017 for her next stage of rehabilitation.

She is currently sharing the nursery pool with other rescued seal pups named Elizabeth and Jewell.

Prudie´s flipper tag number is 302 (green).
Prudie Update - 8th October 2017 : This photo of Prudie was taken on 6th October 2017 in the nursery pool 1. Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Prudie.

Update - 30th October 2017 : Prudie is now in the convalescent pool and gaining a good amount of weight.

Update - 20th December 2017 : Prudie along with Kitty, Dwight, Drake, Rosie, Jewell and Neptune were released back into the wild at Porthtowan on 18th December 2017.