|National Seal Sanctuary|
|18th September 2009|
|Luna and Sija are extremely hungry at the moment so the Animal Care Team have upped their feed and both are continuing to go through their moult. Training is going well and Sija is learning to get in the ring and push it along and target the yellow buoy in the pool. Luna has been learning to roll in to the pool.||
Andy and Chaff are doing well with training and feeding well. We have introduced feed balls and Andy is doing really well at it, Chaff is useless and much prefers the ice blocks. |
Last week a visitor managed to drop an umbrella into the enclosure, Chaff put his training in to action by going into the pool and retrieving it but did manage to pick it up by the cloth end.
|Flipper and Yulelog have been having little arguments due to the fact we have now come in to grey seal breeding so most days Flipper is in bed at 4pm and the team have to go into the cave and wake him up in the morning.|
|Starsky and Hutch, our otters, have had to be put on diets as they are both half a kilo over weight. To distract them from the fact they are getting less food, we have upped their enrichment, both are having bubble enrichment. |
They have also celebrated their 4th birthday and were give strawberry and jelly birthday cakes.
|André has been chasing sea gulls around the enclosure.|
Both Noito and Diego are going through their moult and Noito has been behaving realy well, Diego on the other flipper not so good.
We have changed their training a bit and have now started to get all the sea lions to target through the glass.
|Goats: Priscilla and Monty (right) are doing well and enjoying the recent good weather.|
Ponies: Bracken has been up to his old tricks and breaking out of the paddocks again this time he has both Tuppence and Muffin in tow.
Sheep: Bluebell now spends most mornings getting out of the paddocks and roaming around the Sanctuary eating the grass, but she knows that when the land train starts moving that we are open to visitors and goes back into the paddocks.
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