News Update August 2015
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Rescued Seal Pups
The rescued seal pups are doing well and putting on lots of weight. Click on the names below to see photos of the pups taken on 9th August 2015.

Artemis, Hemera, Cornetto, Mini Milk, Calippo, Tutti Frutti, Feast, Maxibon, Tornado, Funny Foot, Mivvi and Rainbow.

Once the rescued pups are outside in the seal enclosure pool it is very difficult to tell them apart, unless you can see their flipper tag numbers and/or look at each seal closely for different markings. Sorry if we haven´t got a photo of your favourite pup this time on here.
Pups in the outside resident seals enclosure
This month saw the arrival of two more rescued common seal pups.

A 3 week old female Common Seal pup was rescued at Holme Dunes on 3rd August 2015 by Nat, a member of the Animal Care Team. The pup was found to be lethargic and skinny. Weighed 13kgs upon arrival at the seal hospital.
Choc Ice
A Common Seal pup was found on the beach at Brancaster Staithe on 9th August 2015 by members of the public, Lorraine and her daughter Tiachannay. They had gone for a walk along the beach and came across the pup, Lorraine and Tiachannay observed the pup for an hour then contacted the Animal Care Team at Hunstanton. Lorraine said "So pleased I had my mobile phone with us when we went for a stroll alone the beach".

Click here to see a selection of photos of the rescue of this pup via flickr.
Rescued pup Click here or below to see a selection of photos taken during the rescue of this pup.
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Tyne´s Pup
This photo of Tyne´s pup was taken on 9th August 2015, he/she was still suckling from it´s mum in the resident seal pool.

As part of the weaning process the pup was moved into the hospital so the Animal Care Team can keep an eye and encourage the pup to eat fish.

Click here to watch a short video of Tyne´s pup in the hospital pen number.
Tyne's pup
Adopt a Pup
A special way to honour a birthday, special occasion or to commemorate the life of a loved one, while supporting an important cause.

Why not adopt a seal pup and help to maintain the first class animal care at the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary. Please click here for more details.
Birthday Parties
Why not give your son or daughter a birthday to remember with an Exclusive SEA LIFE Party.

Your son or daughter would get a very special birthday party enjoying their day at the SEA LIFE Sanctuary with family, friends and Captain Jack Sparrow.

If you are interested please call the centre on 01485 533576.
Birthday Party
Interesting Fact!
Clownfish and anemones have a symbiotic relationship, each providing a number of benefits to the other. Click here to learn more.
Clownfish
The Octonauts
The Octonauts will be coming back to the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary between 5th and 27th September 2015.

Young fans of the TV show will be excited to meet The Octonauts, who are part of the team of undersea adventure heros from CBeebies. A visit from Kwazii, Peso or Captain Barnacles (Character visit depends on location).
The Octonauts
Resident Seals
The Common Seals, Amber, Sally, Tyne, Pendle and Miley, are being very good teachers and showing the rescued seal pups how to compete for fish during feeding time.
Resident Seals
...and also how to sunbathe!
Resident Seals
We love you seals!
We love you seals
Photo Opportunity
Matt, Entertainments Team Leader, holding a crab and his brave medal award.
Matt holding a crab and starfish!
Ally and Joyce feeding the seals!
Ally and Joyce feeding the seals!
Resident Otters
Click here to see a larger version of this photo of Summer and her boys Smartie, Yorkie and Twix, the Asian Short-Clawed Otters, enjoying the sun.
Otters
Resident Penguins
Click here to see a larger version of this latest photo of Jess, Charlie, Beau, Jerome, Ellie and Dimi, the Humboldt Penguins.
Penguins
Aquarium
Aquarium Click here or below to see a selection of photos.
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Smile Please!
As you start your exploration of the sanctuary you have the chance to have your photo taken, later in your journey you can view your photo and pick your favourite background...Click here to find out more.
Have your photo taken at the Sea Life Sanctuary

Save Money on your Admission Tickets
Don´t forget to purchase your entrance tickets for single admission tickets, family tickets, group tickets, school bookings, etc., on-line in advance and Save up to 30%.

Plus you can also purchase SEA LIFE Annual Passes and Merlin Annual Passes.

When you click here or on the above link, it will take you through to Merlin Entertainments´
official booking website for Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary for the Best Price Guarantee.

A Frequent Question: I´m on holiday in the area and can´t print my entrance tickets.

Answer: Please click here for more details about printing tickets.
Latest Leaflet
The Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary´s latest leaflet for 2015 is available, Click here to download a printer-friendly pdf version.

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