|Gilbert, a male Humboldt penguin, was born at Weymouth SEA LIFE Centre in July 2009. He arrived at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary with his brother Piran on 30th March 2010. Gilbert has the nickname of "Greedy Gilbert" as he eats the most fish out of all the penguins. Gilbert also likes to interact with the visitors and staff, and in the mornings will follow the sponge over the glass when we clean the windows. |
Gilbert´s right wing band colour is green/white.
If you would like to adopt Gilbert, you can either click here and print off the adoption registration form |
or you can ring the Adoption Co-ordinator at the Seal Sanctuary on 01326 221 361 and quote your credit card details
or you can send an
The cost is - "Adult £50" - "Child (3-14yrs) £30"
You will receive a photograph of your animal, adoption certificate, welcome letter, fluffy penguin
and annual entry pass that entitles you to FREE admission for one year.
The other resident penguins:- Ivy (red/black band), Piran (pink/white band), |
Pine (pink/black/green band), Yoni (blue band) and Lola (blue/white band)
Each penguin has a different coloured tag to be able to tell them apart.
Male penguins have a coloured band on their right wing and females on their left wing.