VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Red Velvet

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV18117

Admitted on: 2018/08/04

Collection Site: Mandarte Island (IWNCC)

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.6 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 87 days (2 months, 3 weeks, 5 days)

Transfer History

Received from: N/A

Mode of Transport: N/A


Release Date: 2018/10/30

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 26.4 kg

Patient Updates

Red Velvet was released after 87 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Red Velvet has a bit of a problem with his right eye, and to help with healing, he's currently being given around-the-clock access to saltwater in his tub, with an en suite haul-out platform just to himself. Lucky Red!

Red Velvet is still not really into eating his fish. Patience is what we need now...

Red Velvet doesn’t understand that fish is food yet, but he'll get there...

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