Jambalaya was rescued on 5th February 2021
Jambalaya, a female grey seal pup, was rescued on 5th February 2021 from Harlyn Bay by marine mammal medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).

She was rescued due to ruckly breathing, a cough and being very underweight, weighing just 10.5kg.

Photo Credit : Lizzi Larbalestier - BDMLR
Jambalaya - Photo credit - Lizzi Larbalestier
Jambalaya The pup was taken to one of the BDMLR´s holding facilities and stayed there until a pen became available on 10th February 2021 at the Sanctuary´s seal hospital.

Update - 27th February 2021 : Jambalaya is currently in the Sanctuary´s hospital being monitored by the animal care team, she needs to gain a fair amount of weight, but the team have high hopes for her, and she is getting the treatment she needs to help her feel better!
It will not be too long before Jambalaya is moved from the hospital down to the outside nursery pools for her next stage of rehabilitation.

A huge Thank You to Katy Plumstead and Richard Tydeman, who are Jambalaya´s sponsors and chose her fantastic name!
Jambalaya
Jambalaya Update - 28th February 2021 : Jambalaya is now in the outside nursery pool number 2 with another rescued seal pup named Kipper. She currently weighs 17.5kgs.

Her flipper tag ID number SL135 (green).

Update - 11th April 2021 : Jambalaya is now in the rehabilitation pool and it will not be too long before she is released back into the wild.
Update - 16th May 2021 : Jambalaya is still in the rehabilitation pool but just needs to put on a few more kilos before she is released back to the wild.

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo were taken on 15th May 2021.
Jambalaya
Seal Release - 11th June 2021 Update : 16th June 2021 - Jambalaya along with Gherkin and Noodle have completed their rehabilitation and were released back into the wild on 11th June 2021 at Dollar Cove.

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

Photo Credit : Lizzi Larbalestier - BDMLR


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