MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Bravo

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2108

Admitted on: 2021/06/11

Collection Site: Dollarton, North Vancouver

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 48 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 4 days)

Current Habitat: Coho Pool

Patients that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a pool where they can learn how to compete with other animals. This is one of the smaller pools with a haul-out platform in the centre. It can only fit a few animals and is a good starting point for patients that have never been housed with another seal.

Also in Coho Pool with Bravo:Sushi

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Bravo has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own. He has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where he can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. He will move to a larger pool once he is confident enough.

Patient Updates

Bravo is a sassy little guy who loves to chat! Him and his neighbour Popcorn often shout to each other from their tubs. He is small but mighty and making improvements every day.

Guestbook for Bravo

  1. Hi Bravo- Oh sweet boy, be brave as your name says okay? Aren’t you just so tiny and I’m glad you were found and brought to MMRC. They will give you the best care so you can return to the big blue ocean some day. Stay brave and strong and be well you lovely baby harbour seal. Best wishes to a healthy life and speed recovery.

  2. Hello Bravo! You are so adorable, and I love your name! And it seems you may have made a friend while at MMRC? And I wish you the best of luck in your recovery!

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