Blue Shark was rescued on 3rd November 2021
Blue Shark, a 5 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued from Penzance on 3rd November 2021 by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) marine mammal medics. Weighing only just 10kg.

She has since gained a bit of weight and started feeding for herself, once she has reached about 20kg, she will have developed enough blubber to keep her warm so she can be outside in the nursery pools!
Blue Shark
Blue Shark Update : 30th December 2021 - Blue Shark is now in the rehab pool and is ready to be released back out into the wild in the next few weeks.

Her flipper tag ID number is SL113 (white).

Click here to see a selection of photos taken of Blue Shark on 30th December 2021.
Update - 25th January 2022 : It is always sad to say a fond farewell to the rescued seal pups each season after their care and rehabilitation at the Seal Sanctuary.

This time the staff said "au revoir" to Blue Shark along with Starfish and Nemo on 12th January 2022 at Dollar Cove.

Click here to watch the video.
Seal Release - 12th January 2022
Blue Shark - Photo Credit - Sue Sayer - CSGRT Update - 19th May 2022 : Blue Shark has been spotted at a seal colony along the coast of Cornwall on 19th May 2022 by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust (CSGRT).

Photo Credit - Andrea Hunt - CSGRT - 19th May 2022.
Members of the 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.



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