Silver - Resident Common Seal
Tyne's pup The Staff were taken by surprise when Tyne, resident common seal, gave birth to a healthy pup on 5th June 2015. They had no idea she was expecting! A cute baby seal pup could be the product of a holiday romance.

The youngster must have been conceived in July 2014 whilst Tyne and other residents were "holidaying" in Scarborough...while the Sanctuary was re-built after being devastated by storm floods.

Click here to read more about this surprise arrival.

Click here to see a selection of photos of the pup.

Click here to watch a short video of the pup taken on 7th June 2015 a day after it was born.
Tyne's pup

Tyne's pup The gossip amongst the staff at Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary is who could possibly be the pup´s daddy? Hmmm! not sure...Click here see if you can work it out?

This photo of Tyne´s pup was taken on 28th June 2015.
Tyne´s pup likes to sleep often, he/she does
this by floating in the water sometimes on
it´s back, visitors often get worried when they see
the pup not moving and find members of the staff to check on the pup.

This photo of Tyne´s pup was taken on 12th July 2015.
Tyne's pup - photo taken on 12th July 2015
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 7.
Update - 19th November 2015 : Summer is in the swim/weaning pool of the main hospital with Calippo and Tornado.

Click here to see a larger photo of this which was taken on 17th November 2015.
Tyne's Pup

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