MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Bengal Tiger

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1976

Admitted on: 2019/08/02

Collection Site: Cowichan Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 8.35 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 174 days (5 months, 3 weeks)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/08/01

Weight at Admission: 8.39 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2020/01/23

Release Site: Madrona Point, Nanoose Bay

Release Weight: 36.6 kg

Satellite Tracking: View Tracking Map

Patient Updates

Bengal Tiger was released after 174 days in our care.

Bengal Tiger was released with a satellite tag. You can open the tracking map to track their movements.

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

Bengal Tiger still hasn't left quarantine. He's got a some ulcers on his tongue and dental issues that need addressing. Tiger is still receiving antibiotics and antiviral medication to help with that.

Bengal Tiger likes to "feed himself" by “eating” the tube without being held in place. He's a curious seal, and a bit cross-eyed. Practicum students tell us that all the cross-eyed pups are quite curious! His curiosity knows few boundaries. When tubs are cleaned, the pups are moved into a tote. Tiger is one of a few pups that need a lid with air holes on that tote to prevent him from "escaping". He still manages to lift the lid off with his nose, though. Nothing keeps this one in his tub for long!

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