VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Penner the Seal

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2049

Admitted on: 2020/07/27

Collection Site: Confederation Park

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; Dehydrated; Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 6.25 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 78 days (2 months, 2 weeks, 3 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2020/10/13

Release Site: Edge Park, West Vancouver

Patient Updates

Penner the Seal was released after 78 days in our care.

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

Penner is growing more and more every day and will soon be ready for release.

Penner is as feisty and competitive as always.

Penner is now in a pool and is a feisty competitor! She even steals fish from her pool mate Merlin.

Penner is eating fish on her own now and has been moved to the Coho pool today

Penner is being described as curious but a little nervous...

Guestbook for Penner the Seal

  1. Welcome Penner the Seal ? I’m so glad you found your way to MMR for some TLC. You’re a tough little cookie!

  2. I just adopted Penner the Seal and I so excited to watch her journey. Thank you for taking great care of her!

  3. Hi Penner, Congrats on your recovery so far! Everyone is proud of you and loves you! Stay well! Love and hugs xoxo

  4. Hi Penner! Look at that precious face. So glad you at at the MMRC so they can take care of you & make you all better. You seem to be making tons of progress so keep up the good work please! Be strong!

  5. Penner, I’m glad you are doing well. I’m excited you are soon ready to be released 🙂

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