MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1814

Admitted on: 2018/06/23

Collection Site: Sooke Harbour Marina Resort (IWNCC)

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 10.05 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 75 days (2 months, 2 weeks)

Transfer History

Received from: N/A

Mode of Transport: N/A


Release Date: 2018/09/06

Release Site: Porteau Cove

Release Weight: 21.45 kg

Patient Updates

Neapolitan was released after 75 days in our care.

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

Neapolitan is finally eating on his own! He's been quite the attention seeker during feeds and this was a long journey, but he's gotten there! He's also being described as a "gentle giant". Oh Nea...

Neopolitan has spent the first night in his brand new pool. It has a fancy feature -- a viewing window! He's probably watching people around the clock now...

Neapolitan is the first ever seal pup to be moved to one of our brand new pre-release pools! He still hasn't quite mastered the art of eating fish on his own, but maybe this private luxury pool is an incentive... ;)

Neapolitan eats fish, just not on his own! He patiently waits until somebody comes to feed him. We are giving him some time to figure it out...

Neapolitan and Bloodstone are temporarily paired together and seem to be friends...

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