MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1925

Admitted on: 2019/07/12

Collection Site: Ogden Point, Victoria

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 10.75 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 48 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 3 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/07/11

Weight at Admission: 10.45 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/08/29

Release Site: Twin Islands, Indian Arm

Release Weight: 20.3 kg

Patient Updates

Walrus was released after 48 days in our care.

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

Walrus has gained plenty of weight and is well on track. He's now living in the largest pre-release pool and will be released pretty soon...

Walrus has managed fish school just fine and has already made it into a larger pool!

Walrus is progressing normally. He's still being fed a milk formula and gaining weight (11.5 kg now).

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