Yasmin Finney was rescued on 22nd October 2023

Yasmin Finney, a 3 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued on 22nd of October 2023 from Lambert Walk in St Ives, by volunteer marine mammals medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).

She was found very malnourished, superficial wounds and weighing only 13.9kg for her age.

This pup was taken to the BDMLR´s seal hospital in Cornwall for initial treatment and care until a pen was available for her at the Sanctuary´s hospital at Gweek a few days later on the 27th of October 2023.

Update - 29th October 2023 : Yasmin is currently in the isolation area of the hospital where is being kept a close eye on. She is currently on antibiotics and multi vitamins to help with her recovery. She weighs 13.9kg.

This photo below was taken on 27th of October 2023, click here to see larger version.
Yasmin Finney
Update - 9th December 2023 : Yasmin has spent the past month in the outside nursery pools, this means she is on the road to recovery and mixing with other seal pups, also has a deeper pool to swim in.   Pups in the nursery pools will be learning how to behave in the wild, interacting with other seals and also competing for their fish, which are all vital skills they will need when they are released back out into the wild.

Her flipper tag ID number is SL261 (yellow).
Update - 17th January 2024 : Yasmin along with Keanu Reeves have now fully recovered and are at the perfect weight of 30+kg, ready to thrive back in the wild!   They were released on 5th January 2024 at Kennack Sands.