VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1913

Admitted on: 2019/06/27

Collection Site: Pender Island, Poet Cove

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.65 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 50 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 5 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/06/20

Weight at Admission: 8.2 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/08/16

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 18.68 kg

Patient Updates

Panda was released after 50 days in our care.

"Panda was one of the first to head into the water, after which he spent a lot of time exploring the area ─ all in the comfort of some of his »old friends« who had been released with him."

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

Panda has moved to one of the largest pre-release pools. He's looking great... and all that's left for him now is gain some more weight!

We couldn't find Panda when we came to check in on him... until we located him in the water, underneath his haul-out... that's one way of dealing with a heat wave!

Go Panda! He's already been upgraded to a larger pool!

Somebody's getting teeth. We just hope he doesn't use them on us too much...

Guestbook for Panda

  1. Hope you’re happy, safe, and healthy wherever you are, Panda! Best wishes and prayers to you ❤️???!!!!

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