MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2104

Admitted on: 2021/06/05

Collection Site: Lions Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Underweight

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 9 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: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance

Patient Updates

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Guestbook for Popcorn

  1. Hi, Popcorn! Oh, sweetie, please hang in there and become nice and strong! I’ll be praying for you. <3

  2. Welcome aboard, Popcorn. I hope you are eating. swimming, and building up your strength. Be well.

  3. Hi cute Popcorn! All the new Harbour seals that have been admitted around the same time as you are all boys. I bet if you eat lots of fishes (once you learn how) you will grow strong and get to play with all the other boy seals. I bet they will love you and you will make lots of friends. The MMRC staff with give you the very best care so you are in good hands. Sending you healthy energy and positive vibes so you get will soon. You are loved and people across the world are pulling for you to heal and hopefully return to your home in the ocean. Be well Popcorn!

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