Bratwurst was rescued on 12th March 2021
Bratwurst, 2-3 months old male grey seal pup, was rescued on 12th March 2021 from Porthmeor by marine mammal medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).

The pup was taken to one of the BDMLR´s holding facilities and stayed there until a pen became available on 15th March 2021 at the Sanctuary´s seal hospital.

Photo Credit : Alison Davey (BDMLR
Bratwurst
Bratwurst Update - 19th April 2021 : Bratwurst is now in the outside nursery pool 1 for his next stage of rehabilitation. Currently weighs 23.5kgs.

Click here to see a larger version of this and further photos were taken on 17th April 2021.

His flipper tag ID number is SL143 (green).
Update - 16th May 2021 : Bratwurst is in the rehabilitation pool, he will be released back into the wild once he reaches the target weight of 30kgs.

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo which were taken on 15th May 2021.
Bratwurst
Seal Release - 26th May 2021 Update : 31st May 2021 - Bratwurst along with Croissant, Charsiu, Dosa, Falafel, Jammie Dodgers and Yoghurt have completed their rehabilitation and the time came for them to be released back into the wild from Dollar Cove on 26th May 2021.

Click here to watch a short video of the seal release.


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