MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Wolfe McTam

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2023

Admitted on: 2020/07/12

Collection Site: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Underweight;

Weight at Admission: 9.51 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 34 days (1 month, 3 days)

Current Habitat: Stickleback Pool

This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Stickleback Pool with Wolfe McTam:Buddy, Cleopatra , Wilder, Ernie, Chantel

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Staff

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Wolfe McTam has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own and that he can compete for food with other harbour seals. He has been moved to a larger pool where he can further test and improve his skills. He will move between pools as he progresses further and develops his skills until he reaches his 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.

Patient Updates

Wolfe has been fully weaned, but she still needs lots of encouragement in fish school.

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