Buffalo is an eager student in fish school and already eating some fish on her own!
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV1955
Admitted on: 2019/07/26
Collection Site: Galiano Island
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation
Weight at Admission: 7.45 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 26 days
Current Habitat: Cali Pool
This is a pre-release pool. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.
Date Weight in kg
Pre-Release Pool Buffalo has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a larger pool where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move between pools as she progresses further and develops her skills until she reaches her release weight. It can take just a few weeks or several months before a patient is ready for release, depending on health status and treatment plan, weight gain and transport availability.
Buffalo is progressing normally. He is slowly gaining weight.