Boo was rescued on 15th September 2010
Our first pup arrived at the Sanctuary on Wednesday 15th September 2010.   Boo was found on St Mary´s, one of the islands that make up the Isles of Scilly, in a harbour, with the tide out she was receiving lots of attention from members of the public. With her mum no where in sight a call was placed to the BDMLR who sent out one of their medics to the scene.

The Sanctuary was called and asked if we could take the pup. The pup was caged and taken to the heliport on St Mary´s ready for the short journey to Penzance where it was met by Amy and Jenna from the Sanctuary´s Animal Care Team; it was given fluid for the trip back to Gweek.
Boo At the hospital Boo was put into isolation pen number 2 and given a complete clinical check over.

Boo is a little girl and weighs in at 13 kilos and is around 4 days old, apart from a high temperature, Boo is doing well.
Update: 4th October 2010 - Boo is doing well in the hospital and still receiving milk but is now starting to moult her white fluffy coat, in the next week this pup should be ready to move onto fish soup. Boo starting to moult
Boo Update: 22nd October 2010 - This photo of Boo was taken on 20th October 2010 in the outside nursery pool No. 2.    Click here to see further photos.

Update: 4th November 2010 - Boo is in nursery pool No. 2 with Pearl & Roz and they are all feeding well. Boo and Pearl have become great friends and spend their days playing chase around the pool.       Boo´s flipper tag number is 001 (white).

Update: 28th November 2010 - Boo is now in the convalescent pool with Pearl, Mike, Sulley, Roz and Rex.
Update: 1st January 2011 - Photo right of Boo was taken in the convalescent pool on 29th December 2010.    Click here to see further photos. Boo
Boo Update: 25th January 2011 - Boo along with Roz, Wellington, Dap, Andy´s Platform, Fats Domino and Rocket Dog were released back into the wild at Gwithian on 24th January 2011.

Click here to read Boo´s press release.
Update: 8th November 2019 - Boo was seen at haul-out along the Atlantic coast of Cornwall on 4th April 2011, 18th April 2013, 9th & 17th October 2013, 25th November 2013, 12th & 21st December 2013, 10th October 2014, 3rd November 2014,
26th February 2015, 25th January 2016, 11th February 2016, 28th December 2016, 19th January 2017, 11th May 2017, 28th December 2017, 1st & 4th January 2018, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th September 2018, 11th October 2018, 20th December 2018, 3rd & 17th January 2019, 14th & 24th February 2019, 7th March 2019 and 6th September 2019 by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Group who identifies and monitors seals in the wild.

Photo right was taken by Sue Sayer on 11th February 2016.
Boo seen on 11th February 2016