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Harbour Seal

Dory is the first harbour seal pup ever to be born at the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre. Her mother Donnelly was admitted pregnant, in critical condition with severe injuries. Staff worked hard to safe both, the mother and her unborn pup.


Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Moira, a loggerhead sea turtle was found in critical condition in a kelp bed near Pedder Bay, BC. She represents only the second reported sighting of a loggerhead sea turtle in BC waters.


Sea Otter

Quatse was found without her mother; a few months old, but still fully dependent on her for survival. She was rescued from a beach in Port Hardy.

# Name Species Admitted Collection Site Reason for Admission
PV2416 Valdes Harbour Seal 2024/07/12 Chemainus Maternal Separation, Emaciated, Dehydrated in care
PV2415 Lasqueti Harbour Seal 2024/07/11 Galiano Island Underweight, Dehydrated, Wounds in care
PV2414 Nootka Harbour Seal 2024/07/11 Piers Island Dehydrated, Maternal Separation, Underweight in care
PV2413 Jamie Harbour Seal 2024/07/09 Tsawwassen Underweight, Maternal Separation 1 in care
PV2412 Coconut Harbour Seal 2024/07/08 Strathcona Lookout Park (North Van) Maternal Separation 1 in care

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