2023 - 2024 Rescues


For 2023/24 rescue season the Animal Care Team has been chosen "Actors/Actresses" Theme for names and once the team see each new arrival, they expect to have a pretty good idea which name belongs to which pup.


Sienna Miller - Photo credit - Lizzi Larbalestier - BDMLR SIENNA MILLER (Released)
Sienna Miller, a few days old (whitecoat) grey female seal pup, was rescued on 18th August 2023 from Perranporth beach.
Hugh Grant - Photo credit - Emma Louise HUGH GRANT (Passed Away)
Hugh Grant, a 3 months old common male seal pup, was rescued on 19th August 2023 from Mawgan Porth.
Owen Wilson OWEN WILSON (Released)
Owen Wilson, a day old (whitecoat) grey male seal pup, was rescued on 2nd September 2023 from St Ives harbour slipway.
Dwayne Johnson DWAYNE JOHNSON (Released)
Dwayne Johnson, a 10-12 weeks old common male seal pup, was rescued on 5th September 2023 from Harlyn Bay.
LILY JAMES LILY JAMES (Passed Away)
Lily James, a 10 days old (whitecoat) grey female seal pup, was rescued on 12th September 2023 from Pine Haven near St Issac.
Dame Judi Dench DAME JUDI DENCH (Released)
Dame Judi Dench, a 3 weeks old (whitecoat) grey female seal pup, was rescued on 21st September 2023 from Millook.
DAWN FRENCH DAWN FRENCH (Released)
Dawn French, a 4 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 26th September 2023 from St Ives Bay.
Keira Knightley KEIRA KNIGHTLEY (Passed Away)
Keira Knightley, a 3 weeks old (whitecoat) grey female seal pup, was rescued on 26th September 2023 from St Ives Bay.
Tom Felton TOM FELTON (Released)
Tom Felton, a 3 weeks old (whitecoat) grey male seal pup, was rescued on 2nd October 2023 from Porthmeor beach.
Jack Black JACK BLACK (Released)
Jack Black, a 3-4 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 4th October 2023 from Millook, North Cornwall.
Selwyn SELWYN (Released)
Selwyn, a 4 days old (whitecoat) grey female seal pup, was rescued on 5th October 2023 from Blackrock in Widemouth.
Rebel Wilson REBEL WILSON (Released)
Rebel Wilson, a 3 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 6th October 2023 from Croyde in Devon.
Chris Pratt - Photo credit Christopher Berry and Stephen Cave CHRIS PRATT (Released)
Chris Pratt, a 3 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 17th October 2023 from The Gower in Wales.
Morlo MORLO (Released)
Morlo, a 11-16 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 22nd October 2023 from Port Issac.
Yasmin Finney YASMIN FINNEY (Released)
Yasmin Finney, a 3 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 22nd October 2023 from St Ives, Lambert Walk.
Emma Watson EMMA WATSON (Released)
Emma Watson, a 6 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 24th October 2023.
Ana De Armas ANA DE ARMAS
Ana De Armas, a 6 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 28th October 2023 from Towan beach in Newquay.
Celia Imrie - Photo by Kirk Russell - BDMLR CELIA IMRIE (Released)
Celia Imrie, a 3 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 3rd November 2023 from Perranuthnoe beach.
Fiyero FIYERO (Released)
Fiyero, a 4 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 7th November 2023 from Porthgwarra.
Morgan Freeman MORGAN FREEMAN (Released)
Morgan Freeman, a 6 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 11th November 2023 from Porthgwidden beach in St Ives.
Jim Carrey JIM CARREY (Released)
Jim Carrey, a grey male seal pup, was rescued on 20th November 2023 from Port Issac.
RenĂ©e Zellweger RENÉE ZELLWEGER (Released)
Renée Zellweger, a grey female seal pup, was rescued on 20th November 2023 from Bovisand in Plymouth.
Sacha Baron Cohen SACHA BARON COHEN (Released)
Sacha Baron Cohen, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 20th November 2023 from Bossiney.
Keanu Reeves KEANU REEVES (Released)
Keanu Reeves, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 21st November 2023 from Towan beach in Newquay.
Zac Efron ZAC EFRON (Released)
Zac Efron, an 8 weeks old grey (melanistic pure black) male seal pup, was rescued on 21st November 2023 from Penhale.
Benedict Cumberbatch BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH (Released)
Benedict Cumberbatch, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 23rd November 2023 from Praa Sands.
Zendaya ZENDAYA (Released)
Zendaya, an 8 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 26th November 2023 from Porthtowan.
Idris Elba IDRIS ELBA (Released)
Idris Elba, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 29th November 2023 from Little Fistral beach.
Andre Braugher ANDRÉ BRAUGHER (Released)
André Braugher, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 3rd December 2023 from Watergate Bay in Newquay.
Maggie Smith MAGGIE SMITH (Passed Away)
Maggie Smith, an 8 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 9th December 2023 from Porthgwidden.
Carrie Fisher CARRIE FISHER (Released)
Carrie Fisher, a 12 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 12th December 2023 from Paignton in South Devon.
Meryl Streep MERYL STREEP (Released)
Meryl Streep, a 12 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 14th December 2023 from St Ives Bay.
David Tennant DAVID TENNANT
David Tennant, grey male seal pup, was rescued on 14th December 2023 from Porthcurno.
Daisy Ridley DAISY RIDLEY
Daisy Ridley, an 8 weeks old grey female seal pup, was rescued on 24th December 2023 from Penberth Cove.
Kit Harington KIT HARINGTON
Kit Harington, 12 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 25th December 2023 from Harlyn Bay.
Alastair Mackenzie ALASTAIR MACKENZIE
Alastair Mackenzie, 10 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 26th December 2023 from Gwynver beach near Sennen.
Karl Pilkington - Photo credit - Lizzi Larbalestier - BDMLR KARL PILKINGTON
Karl Pilkington, 10 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 27th December 2023 from Barralue beach in St Ives.
Christian Bale - Photo credit by Alison Davey - BDMLR CHRISTIAN BALE
Christian Bale, grey male seal pup, was rescued on 31st December 2023 from Porthgwidden beach in St Ives.
Alan Rickman - Photo credit - Dan Jarvis - BDMLR ALAN RICKMAN
Alan Rickman, 10-12 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 1st January 2024 from St Michael´s Mount, Marazion.
John Cleese JOHN CLEESE
John Cleese, a 10 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 1st January 2024 from Penberth Cove.
Buster Keaton BUSTER KEATON
Buster Keaton, 12 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 2nd January 2024 from Pollurian Cove.
Muffy MUFFY
Muffy, an 8 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 5th January 2024 from Lamorna Cove.
Denzel Washington DENZEL WASHINGTON
Denzel Washington, 10 weeks old grey male seal pup, was rescued on 8th January 2024 from St Ives Bay.




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