Fragola is learning to eat fish on her own. Well, she still struggles with that "swallow it whole" concept, but she'll get there soon!
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV18102
Admitted on: 2018/07/31
Collection Site: Galiano Island (IWNCC)
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation
Weight at Admission: 8.1 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 106 days (3 months, 2 weeks, 1 day)
Current Habitat: Rockfish Pool
This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.