Skipper was rescued on 13th November 2013
Skipper, a female juvenile seal, was rescued from Mortehoe in North coast of Devon on 13th November 2013 and taken to the RSPCA´s West Hatch Wildlife Centre for treatment.

The pup was transferred to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary for her next stage of rehabilitation, to learn how to compete for fish with other seals.

Skipper´s flipper tag number is 80076 (orange).
Photo of Skipper Update - 29th December 2013 : Skipper is currently in nursery pool number 1 with other rescued seal pups Supernova and Alien.

Photos above and left of Skipper were taken on 29th December 2013.

Click here to see a larger version of the above photo of Skipper.
Update - 20th January 2014 : Skipper is now in the convalescent pool.

Update - 25th February 2014 : Skipper is in the convalescent pool and putting on lots of weight.
Convalescent pool
Seal Release on 15th May 2014 Update - 17th May 2014 : Skipper along with Titan, Atlantis, Hubble, Cassiopeia, Pandora and Nebula were released back into the wild on 15th May 2014 at Gwithian.

Click here to see a selection of amazing photos taken by Photographer Simon Bone of the seal release.

Each pup at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary can cost up to £1,000+ to rescue, rehabilitate and release, if you would like to help by adopting a pup (Adoption £25 each pup) or make a donation towards a pup´s rehabilitation,
please click here for more details.

The staff at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary do a brilliant job and without your help, they couldn´t continue.