Purple Rain was rescued on Christmas Eve
Purple Rain, 12 weeks old female seal pup, was rescued on 22nd December 2018 from Booby´s Bay Trevose by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) Medics.

The pup was taken and treated with antibiotics and anti-inflammatories at one of BDMLR´s holding facilities until a hospital pen became available on 27th December 2018 at Gweek.
Purple Rain
Purple Rain Photo above: Karma Chameleon (left) and Purple Rain (right) in Lizzi´s car on 27th December 2018.

Lizzi, a member of the BDMLR, transported these seal pups to Gweek where she was met in the hospital´s car park by Natalie and Mikolaj.

Click here to see a selection of this photo of the pup arriving at the hospital.
Update - 1st February 2019 : Purple Rain is in the outside convalescent pool putting on lots of weight, it will not be too long before this pup will be returned back in to wild soon.

Her flipper tag ID number is 344 (red).

Photo Credit - Asa Samuel
Purple Rain
Seal Release - 11th February 2019 Update - 14th February 2019 : Ra Ra was released back into the wild at Dollar Cove on 11th February 2019 along with Agadoo, Roger Rabbit, Purple Rain, Wet Wet Wet and Shirley.


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