News Update August 2010
Walk for Whales
Twenty-Three people completed the recent Walk for Whales on Sunday 25th July 2010. Walk for Whales
Raising over £1,000.
A big Thank you from all of the staff at the
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary to all of the walkers.
Click here to see a collage of photos.
Rescued Seal Pups
This month saw the arrival of two rescued common seal pups.
Cole was rescued from the Old Hunstanton Beach on
1st August 2010, she weighed 10kg.
Cole, a rescued common seal pup
Cole had been attacked by a dog and suffered various wounds on her face and flippers, she was very dehydrated and malnourished. However, Cole is now responding well to her treatment and her wounds are healing nicely. She has a good appetite and can already eat up to 20 fish a day. Cole's current weight is 13.5kg.
Beckham was rescued
on 5th August 2010
Scolt Head Island.
Beckham, a rescued common seal pup
Beckham had some nasty wounds which could have been afflicted by an adult seal. Since Beckham has been with us, he has been on various medications to try to heal his wounds which have responded well and are now almost fully healed. The next stage in his recovery is to get him eating for himself. Beckham´s current weight is 14.5kg.

Click here to read Beckham's press release and view photos.
Milo (rescued on 30th March 2010) is currently in the outdoor pool with our resident
Milo, a rescued common seal pup
seals, Sally, Amber and Tyne. The wounds that Milo suffered to her flippers are completely healed and she has now reached her target weight of 30 kilos and is ready to be released.
We are presently finalising her release details and will update you again as soon as we are able to confirm the time and date.
Crouch has now been joined by Terry and Gerrard in the hospital´s weaning pool. Crouch, Terry and Gerrard, rescued common seal pups
These pups were rescued in June 2010.
Help Us to Help Them.....Each pup can cost up to £1,000 to rehabilitate, if you would like to sponsor a pup or make a donation towards their rehabilitation, please Click here for more details.
Explore the Seafloor
We will be playing host to a special 'Explore the Seafloor' exhibition between
28th August and
5th September 2010.

Visitors to the Sanctuary will be able to get their hands wet and Explore the Seafloor.

Wessex Archaeology is bringing their Explore the Seafloor roadshow to Norfolk.
Explore the Seafloor
Resident Seals
Our resident common seals, Amber, Sally and Tyne are all doing well.
Resident Seals

Our resident otters are also doing well and enjoy searching for their food which is hidden at various places within the enclosure.

Beau (photo below), Jess, Charlie, Harvey and Joepi are looking very healthy!
Your Photos
If you have any photos of your visit to the
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary that you would like to submit to the gallery, please email them to us.
To view our Visitor's Photos Gallery click here

back button