MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1943

Admitted on: 2019/07/21

Collection Site: Hornby Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Lethargic

Weight at Admission: 9.85 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 88 days (2 months, 3 weeks, 6 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/07/18

Weight at Admission: 9.1 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/10/17

Release Site: Near Cates Park (Indian Arm)

Release Weight: 22.77 kg

Patient Updates

Meerkat was released after 88 days in our care.

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

Meerkat has continued to gain weight and is still living in a large pre-release pool.

Meerkat has been upgraded to a pre-release pool, and she looks good in it!

Meerkat is very close to figuring out to eat fish on her own!

Meerkat is already eating fish and has gained quite a bit of weight since being admitted.

Guestbook for Meerkat

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