Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV1974
Admitted on: 2019/08/01
Collection Site: MacAuley Point, Victoria
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation
Weight at Admission: 10.15 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 20 days
Current Habitat: In Quarantine
Every seal that arrives at the rescue centre is placed in a tub under quarantine. This is the first temporary home for each new arrival, where they will remain for an average of 14 days before they are moved to a larger tub.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: Staff
Milk Matrix Paul McCarpney is being fed a milk formula that mimics the milk he would receive from his mother. This formula is high in fat and promotes weight gain. He will eventually be weaned onto fish.
There are no updates for Paul McCarpney yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...