Professor Brian was rescued on 20th January 2014
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Loe Bar near Helston

Age at time of Rescue : Two months old

Reason for Rescue : The pup was found to have deep wounds to his shoulder and an eye infection.

The pup was rescued by members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team and transported to the Seal Sanctuary for treatment.
Professor Brian
Upon arrival at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary´s hospital, he was put into isolation pen where a full clinical assessment was carried out by members of the Animal Care Team. He has been prescribed antibiotics for his eye infection and wounds to his body. The pup was named after Brian Cox.
Professor Brian Update - 24th February 2014 : Professor Brian is now in the convalescent pool where he must learn to fight for his fish ready for his return to the wild.

Photos above and left of Professor Brian were taken on 22nd February 2014.

Click here to see a larger version of this photo.

Professor Brian´s flipper tag number is 246 (orange).
Update - 14th April 2014 : Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Professor Brian taken on 12th April 2014 in the convalescent pool. Professor Brian
Seal Release on 16th May 2014 Update - 17th May 2014 : Professor Brian along with Juno were released back into the wild on 16th May 2014 at Church Cove Gunwalloe.

Click here to see a selection of amazing photos taken by Photographer Simon Bone of the seal release.

Each pup at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary can cost up to £1,000+ to rescue, rehabilitate and release,
if you would like to help by adopting a pup (Adoption £25 each pup) or make a donation towards a
pup´s rehabilitation, please click here for more details.

The staff at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary do a brilliant job and without your help, they couldn´t continue.