MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Nickname: Hippo

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1920

Admitted on: 2019/07/06

Collection Site: Salt Spring Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Lethargic

Weight at Admission: 10 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 54 days (1 month, 3 weeks, 2 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/06/21

Weight at Admission: 5.9 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/08/29

Release Site: Twin Islands, Indian Arm

Release Weight: 18.1 kg

Patient Updates

Hippopotamus was released after 54 days in our care.

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

Hippo's gotten far! She's currently figuring out how to compete for fish and has 2 poolmates.

Hungy? Angry? Hangry? She's definitely very vocal!

Hippo's been described as very vocal and feisty! She's progressing normally and is gaining weight. We've begun weening her onto fish.

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