Wurzels was rescued on 17th October 2012
Gender : Male

Location of Rescue : Port Issac

Age at Rescue : 4 weeks old

Weight at Rescue : 15 kilos

Reason for Rescue : This pup was found with wounds to his left ear
Wurzels - 23rd November 2012

Photo of Wurzels Update - 25th November 2012 : Photos (left and above) of Wurzels were taken on 23rd November 2012. Click here to see a large photo of Wurzels.

Wurzels is currently in the convalescence pool and putting on lots of weight.

Wurzels´s flipper tag number is 108 (red).
Update - 31st December 2012 : This photo of Wurzels was taken on 27th December 2012 in the convalescence pool.

Click here to see further photos.
Photo of Wurzels
Seal Release on 8th February 2013 Update - 10th February 2013 : Wurzels along with Jessie J, Ringo, Led Zepplin, Beethovan and Ozzy were released back into the wild on 8th February 2013 at Gwithian beach.

Click here to see a selection of photos taken by Jessica Hirons and Kelly Astley.

Photo left was taken by Kelly Astley.
Update - 14th May 2013 : Wurzels was spotted at a local haul-out along the north coast of Cornwall on 23rd March 2013 by members of the Cornwall Seal Group.

Click here to read about Wurzels and other seals with taggies seen in the wild in March 2013. Wurzels was also spotted on 13th May 2013.

Photo right was taken by Sue Sayer of the Cornwall Seal Group.
Wurzels photo taken by Sue Sayer
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 Wurzels (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.

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