MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV18133

Admitted on: 2018/08/10

Collection Site: Comox

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.7 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 100 days (3 months, 1 week, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: N/A

Mode of Transport: N/A


Release Date: 2018/11/18

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 29.15 kg

Patient Updates

Taconite was released after 100 days in our care.

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

Taconite is not so little anymore! He's long been moved to a pre-release pool where he is joined by many friends. He is still with us as he had to be treated for an infection with antibiotics which need some time to get cleared from his system. Once he's cleared for release, he'll join the others in his pool on their biggest adventure yet...

Taconite is stealing hearts with his long face and big eyes. Vetch tech Bree says that he looks like an old man!

Guestbook for Taconite

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