VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Airapaima Grande

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1964

Admitted on: 2019/07/29

Collection Site: Willis Point

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.55 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 91 days (2 months, 4 weeks, 2 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2019/10/28

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 22.8 kg

Patient Updates

Airapaima Grande was released after 91 days in our care.

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

Ha! We finally managed to capture Airapaima in her pool. She's gained a lot of weight and seems to be doing well.

We're being told that Airapaima loooooooves her salt water baths. Sounds like she's gonna be a proper seal!

Guestbook for Airapaima Grande

  1. We are over joyed Airapaima is in the right hands and being taken care of❤️.

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