MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Nickname: Hang Glider

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2081

Admitted on: 2020/09/07

Collection Site: Thetis Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; Wounds; Upper respiratory

Weight at Admission: 8.53 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 14 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 remain for at least 14 days before they are moved to a larger tub.

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2020/08/23

Weight at Admission: 4.76 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Symbolic Adoption

You can help us care for Bob and the more than 100 marine mammals we rescue, rehabilitate and release every year by symbolically adopting him today with a small donation to the rescue centre.

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Patient Progress

Milk Matrix Bob 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.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Bob yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...

Guestbook for Bob

  1. Praying you make great progress in the next few months, Bob. Thank you to the genuinely kind hearted souls who have have a hand in taking care of him! Stay strong little guy and I believe in you!!

  2. Aren’t you a cutie Bob! I know you are in good hands and are getting the best care so get well soon please sweet boy!
    Sending you love and healing prayers.

  3. Hello Bob…you are “bobely” gorgeous! Stay strong and you will make it, you have an amazing team be your side and my prayers as well. Love 💕 you so much baby seal… 😘 xxx

  4. Praying you are making good and steady progress, Bob! Always here for you, and thank you forever to the people who are nursing him back to health!! You bring hope to Bob and to the world! Love you Bob 🤍🤎 🖤!!!

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