Shrimp was rescued on 14th February 2022
Shrimp, a 12 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued from Carbis Bay on 14th February 2022 by Dan and Dave Jarvis, members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) marine mammal medics.

The pup was interestingly positioned on some slippery rocks - can you spot her in this photo? She was 18kg with a temperature of 37.7°C and suffering from lung worms.

Photo credit : Dan Jarvis - BDMLR
Shrimp - Photo credit Dan Jarvis - BDMLR
Shrimp Update - 24th February 2022 : Shrimp is currently in hospital pen 1, she weighs 17kg.

Click here to see larger version of this and a further photo of Shrimp were taken on 23rd February 2022.

Her flipper tag ID number is SL135 (white).
Update - 6th March 2022 : Shrimp was moved from the hospital down to the outside nursery pool earlier last week for her next stage of rehabilation but within a few days, the animal care team noticed that she didn´t seem very happy and had lost weight.

She was moved back to the hospital to be kept a close an eye for a few days.

Click here to see larger version of this and further photo of Shrimp were taken on 4th March 2022.
Shrimp
Shrimp Update - 3rd April 2022 : Shrimp currently has pox which is equivalent to chicken pox. Don´t worry she will be fine. It will not be too long before Shrimp is returned to the wild in the coming weeks.

Click here to see larger version of this and a further photo of Shrimp taken on 1st April 2022 in the rehabilitation pool.
Update - 14th April 2022 : Shrimp along with Clam, Cockle, Iceberg, Moon Jellyfish and Wobbegong were released back into the wild on 13th April 2022 at Porthtowan beach.

Click here to watch a short video.
Seal Release


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