Celine Dion was rescued on 1st February 2013
Gender : Female

Location of Rescue : Found right behind the surf rescue building on the beach at Porthtowan

Age at Rescue : 10 weeks

Weight at Rescue : 18kgs

Reason for Rescue : Very underweight
Photo of Celine Dion was taken by Simon Bone of the Cornwall Seal Group
Photo of Celine Dion was taken by Simon Bone of the Cornwall Seal Group The photos left and above were taken by the Photographer, Simon Bone.

Simon was part of the rescue team from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) and the Cornwall Seal Group.

Click here to see a selection of photos taken by Simon during the rescue of this pup.
Update - 10th February 2013 : Celine Dion is currently in the hospital but will be moved to the outside pool shortly. This pup´s flipper tag number is 134 (red).

Update - 23rd February 2013 : Celine has now been moved to the outdoor pools for her next stage of rehabilitation and to learn how to compete for fish with the other seals.

Update - 3rd March 2013 : Photo right of Celine was taken in the rehab pool on 1st March 2013, as you can see, she is putting on lots of weight.   Click here to see a large version of this photo.
Celine Dion
Photo of Celine Dion Update - 1st May 2013 : This photo of Celine was taken on 27th April 2013 in the nursery pool. She currently weighs 26.5kgs.

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Update - 5th June 2013 : Celine was moved into the nursery pools along with Iggy, Frank and Adele.

They were all weighed on the 3rd of June 2013 and are ready to be released back into the wild within the next 2 - 3 weeks.
Update - 20th June 2013 : Celine was returned to the wild on 18th June 2013 along with Iggy and Adele at Gwithian.

Click here to see a selection of photos taken by
Jessica Hirons.

Photo right was taken by Jessica Hirons.
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