Demelza was rescued on 7th October 2017
Demelza, 1½ weeks old female white coat seal pup, was rescued on 7th October 2017 from a beach in St Ives Bay by Dan and Kevin, members of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team.

This pup had lots of wounds to her body and back flippers.

The pup was transported by the BDMLR to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary for care and rehabilitation.
Demelza
Demelza Click here to see a selection of photos of when Demelza arrived at the seal hospital.

Update - 22nd October 2017 : Demelza is currently on treatment for really bad wounds to her rear flippers. She was introduced to fish on 19th October 2017 and enjoyed it! She is still relying on the team to feed her and currently in the isolation unit of the hospital.
Update - 30th October 2017 : Demelza has been moved into the outside nursery pool 4 with Dwight who is enjoying being bossed around! Demelza is eating well and will gain weight before moving to the convalescent pool for her final stage of rehabilitation.

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