Press Releases


Biggest seal release of the yearBIGGEST SEAL RELEASE OF THE YEAR
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary issues urgent plea for public not to touch seal pups as it prepares to do its biggest release of the year...More>>
Rare Sighting - Arctic Seal Takes a Wrong TurnHUNSTANTON SEA LIFE CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF FIRST EVER BABY PENGUIN!
The yet to be officially named tiny waddler was born to parents Humboldt penguins Charlie and Jerome on 3rd May 2017...More>>
Rare Sighting - Arctic Seal Takes a Wrong TurnRARE SIGHTING - ARCTIC SEAL TAKES A WRONG TURN
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is currently on the lookout for a rare Arctic seal spotted on its long journey home and possibly lost...More>>
Going Home For Christmas!GOING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS!
Seven healthy seal pups will be returned to the wild on 28th November 2016 in the last big release of the year by the rescue team...More>>
If Gold Medals Were Given Out For Seal RescuesIF GOLD MEDALS WERE GIVEN OUT FOR SEAL RESCUES
Record Breaking Year for Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary during busiest ever summer for seal rescues! A staggering 50 Seals so far in 2016!...More>>
Vet Wires Up Seal Pup's Broken JawVET WIRES UP SEAL PUP´S BROKEN JAW
A week-old seal pup with a broken lower jaw is recovering after a delicate life-saving operation...More>>
Octopus Survives To Become A Sea Life StarOCTOPUS SURVIVES TO BECOME A SEA LIFE STAR
An octopus found stranded on Heacham beach before Christmas has recovered to take up a starring role at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary...More>>
Beach Cleaners Bag 36 Kilos in 45 Minutes!BEACH CLEANERS BAG 36 KILOS IN 45 MINUTES!
Hunstanton Primary School children and staff from the resort's Sea Life Centre removed 36 kilos of rubbish from Old Hunstanton beach in just 45 minutes...More>>
Seal That Lost an Eye Leads Return to the WildSEAL THAT LOST AN EYE LEADS RETURN TO THE WILD
A grey seal which had to have an eye removed is leading the charge back to the wild for a record haul of casualties at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary...More>>
Who's the Daddy?WHO´S THE DADDY
A cute baby seal pup born unexpectedly at a Norfolk sanctuary could be the product of a holiday romance...More>>
press release from the Scarborough SEA LIFE SanctuaryWHO´S THE DADDY (press release from the Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary)
The faces of five male seals in Scarborough are being examined for guilty expressions...following news of a surprise birth....More>>
The Seahorse Nursery Nurse!THE SEAHORSE NURSERY NURSE!
Aquarist Natalie Emmerson has been entrusted with a very special job...nurse to a fast-growing litter of baby seahorses...More>>
Athena Goes Free After Record RecoveryATHENA GOES FREE AFTER RECORD RECOVERY
Athena the grey seal pup has broken all previous recovery records at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and returned to the wild after only six weeks...More>>
Sanctuary Rescues Three Seal Pups from Same Beach In Same Week!SANCTUARY RESCUES THREE SEAL PUPS FROM
SAME BEACH IN SAME WEEK!

Animal care staff are nursing three grey seal pups rescued within days of each other from the same Norfolk beach...More>>
re-built sanctuary back in the rescue business - even before opening its doorsRE-BUILT SANCTUARY BACK IN THE RESCUE BUSINESS EVEN
BEFORE OPENING ITS DOORS

The newly refurbished Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has already rescued its first seal pup...on the eve of its re-opening...More>>
Re-built Sea Life Sanctuary opened by Michael FishRE-BUILT SEA LIFE SANCTUARY OPENED BY MICHAEL FISH
A band of seals and otters from the north east will follow a warm front of tropical sea turtle, rays and reef fish from the south...More>>
Famous Fish to Re-Open Sea Life SanctuaryFAMOUS "FISH" TO RE-OPEN SEA LIFE SANCTUARY
Who better to re-open an aquarium destroyed by storm floods than a man called Fish whose name is also synonymous with disastrous weather!...More>>
Beach is a TipBEACH IS A TIP
A clean-up team organised by Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary filled 18 bags full of rubbish from Old Hunstanton Beach on 21st September 2014....More>>
Animals and Fish Welcomed Back to Flood-Ravaged SanctuaryANIMALS AND FISH WELCOMED BACK TO FLOOD-RAVAGED
SANCTUARY

Seals, turtles, penguins and other creatures are returning to the Norfolk aquarium and rescue centre that was destroyed by floodwaters last December...More>>
It's a kind of magic for delighted childrenIT´S A KIND OF MAGIC FOR DELIGHTED CHILDREN
Some of those children, who ages range from three to 19-years, officially opened the new facility for themselves on 5th September 2014, when they had their first chance to sample its delights...More>>
Merlin Weaves A Little Magic For Special Needs SchoolMERLIN WEAVES A LITTLE MAGIC FOR SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL
Staff from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary have helped build a unique new play area for Kings Lynn´s Churchill Park School...More>>
Seal Pup Rescued In High-Vis' JacketSEAL PUP RESCUED IN HIGH-VIS´ JACKET
Marine experts from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary broke off from re-build duties on 10th June 2014 to rescue a stranded seal pup...More>>
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary will surface stronger from floods but RSPB reserve needs more helpSEA LIFE SANCTUARY WILL SURFACE STRONGER FROM FLOODS BUT RSPB RESERVE NEEDS MORE HELP
A £3 million re-fit will ensure Hunstanton´s flood damaged SEA LIFE Sanctuary re-opens as a much improved attraction...More>>
Residents of Sea-Damaged Norfolk Sanctuary Re-Homed Across the CountryRESIDENTS OF SEA-DAMAGED SANCTUARY RE-HOMED
More than 3,000 fish, seals, penguins and other sea creatures have been settled into new temporary homes from flood-ravaged Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary...More>>
Rescue Mission Underway at Hunstanton SEA LIFE SanctuaryRESCUE MISSION UNDERWAY AT THE SEA LIFE SANCTUARY
A major operation to evacuate the thousands of fish at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary got underway this morning after power to vital life support systems was lost during last night´s (5th December 2013) severe flooding...More>>




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