Dumpling was rescued on 25th February 2021
Dumpling, 12 weeks old male grey seal pup, was rescued on 25th February 2021 from Sennen by marine mammal medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).

The decision was made to rescue him as he had scarring in both eyes, patches of hair loss and seemed quite quiet and lethargic.

The pup was taken to one of the BDMLR´s holding facilities and stayed there until a pen became available on 2nd March 2021 at the Sanctuary´s seal hospital.
Dumpling Update - 12th March 2021 : Dumpling is now at the Sanctuary´s hospital and is on medication to help him on his way to recovery.

Update - 19th April 2021 : Dumpling is currently in the rehabilitation pool, he just needs to put on a few more kilos before he is released back into the wild soon.

His flipper ID tag number is SL140 (green).
Update : 30th April 2021 - Dumpling along with Crème Brûlée, Halloumi, Kipper and Scampi have completed their rehabilitation and the time came for them to be released back into the wild from Dollar Cove on 30th April 2021.

Click here to watch a short video of the seal release.
Seal Release - 30th April 2021