Billie Jean was rescued on 28th October 2018
Billie Jean, 4 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued on 28th October 2018 from Cape Cornwall.

This pup was found covered in wounds and some were infected on lower back. Also had a high temperature and weighed 15kgs.
Billie Jean
Billie-Jean Update - 25th November 2018 : Billie Jean is in the convalescent pool for her next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish during feeding time. Currently weighs 22kgs.

Her flipper tag ID number is 313 (red).

Click here to see a larger version of this photo taken on 23rd November 2018.
Update - 29th December 2018 : This photo of Billie Jean was taken on 28th December 2018. Billie Jean
Seal Release Update - 1st January 2019 : Billie Jean has completed her rehabilitation and was returned to the wild on 31st December 2018 at Porthtowan along with other rescued seal pups, David Hasselhoff, Queen, Duran Duran, John McClane and Scrunchie.

Click here to see a selection of photos of the seal release.
Update - 16th December 2021 : Billie Jean was seen at haul-outs along the coastline of Cornwall on 6th March 2019, 16th May 2020, 29th August 2020, 6th September 2020, 23rd November 2020, 2nd December 2020, 13th June 2021, 12th, 21st, 23rd & 24th August 2021, 6th, 20th & 23rd September 2021 and 16th December 2021.

Photo Credit : Lizzi Larbalestier (BDMLR) - 6th March 2019
Billie Jean - photo taken by Lizzi Larbalestier of BDMLR on 6th March 2019
Members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust (CSGRT) volunteer hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify, carry out surveys, monitor and watch over the seals around the Cornish coast.

Each seal´s fur pattern is unique and enables the CSGRT volunteers track them for life. Seals face many challenges, yet we all depend on them to balance our marine ecosystem, this is essential to make the oxygen we breathe. Seals are our globally rare wildlife tourist attraction, helping diversify coastal economic prosperity.