News Update - Winter 2018/19

Latest Residents "The Inca Terns"
The five Inca Terns arrived at Hunstanton SEA LIFE last October 2018 from "Living Coast" in Torquay Devon, have settled in really well with the Humboldt Penguins in their enclosure.

We are starting to see "mustaches" starting to grow on Inca Terns and one has a dash of red at the tip of it´s beak!
Inca Terns
Inca Terns The Inca Tern (Larosterna inca) is a tern in the family Laridae. It is the only member of the genus...coast of Ecuador.

Look at the amazing wing span and beautiful feathers of this Inca Tern. Click here to see a version of this photo.

Rescued Seal Pups for 2018/19
Snowball was rescued on 12th January 2019 and Gnasher was rescued on 15th January 2019 from Trimmingham beach and André was rescued on 21st January 2019 from Hull.

All so cute!   Click on the pup´s image below to see a larger version of the photo. Enjoy!

Photo Gallery
We hope you enjoy the selection of photos taken during Winter 2019, click here or on the photo of your choice below to see a larger version of the image.
Humboldt Penguins Gemma feeding the Humboldt Penguins
Pippa Macey
Clown Fish Octopus
Twix, Otters Otter
Feeding Time Feeding Time

If you find a Seal in the Wild
Seals 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.

Please...DO keep your distance; Do Not attempt to handle the pup; Do Not attempt to put the pup in the sea; Do Not ignore the situation;

Please call the Hunstanton SEA LIFE on 01485 533576.
The Animal Care Team are 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.
Treating a seal pup

What to do if you find a dead seal on beach!

If you come across a dead seal, the advice is not to touch or go near it, please call
West Norfolk council on 01553 616200.

If you find a stranded living seal, please call the SEA LIFE Sanctuary on 01485 533576.

Guide Book for 2018 Souvenir Guide Books

Here are the front covers of the
Sanctuary´s Guide book.

If during your next visit you purchase a copy,
the profits go towards the care of the
rescued seal pups in the hospital.
Towels Always
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 seal pup or a creature and help to maintain the first class animal care at the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary. Click here for more details.
Animal Care Team would like to Thank everyone for donating their towels to help with the seal pups.

If anyone has any spare towels, please drop them into the reception at the Sanctuary. Thank You so much.
Click here to download a printer friendly pdf version of the Sanctuary´s latest leaflet.
Animal Adoptions Towels Wanted Latest leaflet
Seal Colony

We visited a seal colony at Horsey recently, here are some of the photos.

To view more photos click here to go to our Flickr account.
Seal in the Wild

Save Money on your 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 up to 30%.

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

When you click here or on the above link, it will take you through to Merlin Entertainments´
official booking website for Hunstanton SEA LIFE for the Best Price Guarantee.

A Frequent Question: I´m on holiday in the area and can´t print my entrance tickets.
Answer: Please click here for more details about printing tickets.

This news update has been put together by volunteers/supporters of the Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary.

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