News Update August 2013
Click here to watch the latest short video featuring some of the things you may see during your
next visit to Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary.
Rescued Seal Pups
Superman (photo below) is still one of the fastest learners of the group. She is now completely able to feed herself! She still has seal pox, but she is quite active, very happy, and has a great appetite.
Dangermouse, Spiderman and Robin have learnt to feed themselves and have put on lots of weight! This means that they don´t have to rely on the Animal Care Team to hand feed them any more, so they can just throw the fish in the pool for them!

All three were moved to the outside resident pool in mid August, where they will learn to socialise with the adult seals. It will be good for them to get used to swimming in the deeper water and being outside in the elements too. The others will soon learn to copy them and won´t be far behind!   Dangermouse (photo below) making friends with the adult seals.
Wonderwoman, Batman (photo below) and Mystique are still learning to eat the fish underwater - they like to chew their fish thoroughly but are still learning how to swallow them properly (and not sideways!).
Batman in the weaning pool
Adopt an Animal
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 creature and help to maintain first class animal care at the Hunstanton
SEA LIFE Sanctuary.   Please click here, send an email or call 01485 533576 for more details.
New Work Experience
A new work experience programme is launched for this Autumn 2013.  Would you like the opportunity to work alongside the Animal Care Team at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary and learn to look after over one hundred different species of native and tropical fish?   The ideal candidate must be at least 18 years old and be able to commit to the programme for a period of 10 - 12 weeks.  Click here to read more.
Work experience
The Octonauts
Kwazii and Peso, the Octonauts, will be coming back to the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary between 21st and 29th September 2013.

Young fans of the TV show will be excited to meet Kwazii and Peso, who are part of the team of undersea adventure heros from CBeebies.

Click here or on the photo below to see a larger photo of Kwazzi and Peso.
The Octonauts
Save Money on 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 Money.

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

When you click here, it will take you through to Merlin Entertainments´ official Hunstanton
SEA LIFE Sanctuary website for the Best Price Guarantee.
If You Discover a Seal Pup in the Wild!
The animal care team is on call around the clock to race to the rescue of seal pups in trouble anywhere around the coast. Back at the Sanctuary, pups receive expert veterinary care and are gradually weaned from a liquid diet to whole fish in the purpose built hospital. Then it´s to the outdoor pools to gain weight and build strength and stamina ready to resume life in the wild.
If you should discover a seal pup that seems to be in distress, or is alone, what you do next could mean the difference between life and death for the animal.

DO keep your distance;
DON´T attempt to handle the pup;
DON´T attempt to put the pup in the sea;
DON´T ignore the situation;
DO tell the appropriate organisation.
SOS Seal Rescue Hospital Call the
01485 533576
contact your nearest RSPCA officer.