Silver jubilee seal sanctuary looks ahead

by Deborah Leggate -

A SEAL sanctuary in Shetland celebrating 25 years caring for marine mammals is looking for young people to make sure it keeps going into the future.

Last week Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary received two new residents, a pair of common seal pups, which had lost their mothers shortly after birth.

One of the pups was premature and found in Burra where it was making its way through a field, while the other was only hours old and surrounded by gulls when it was discovered by workers from BP's Sullom Voe Terminal on a beach in the voe.

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