MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Spicy Meatball

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV21110

Admitted on: 2021/08/18

Collection Site: Spanish Banks

Reason for Admission: Underweight; Marine mammal disturbance;

Weight at Admission: 8 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 30 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: Staff

Patient Progress

Milk Matrix Spicy Meatball is being fed a milk formula that mimics the milk she would receive from her mother. This formula is high in fat and promotes weight gain. She will eventually be weaned onto fish.

Patient Updates

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Guestbook for Spicy Meatball

  1. Hello little spicy meatball! You look like a little firecracker! Get well soon beautiful baby seal❤️

  2. Hi little one! We found you at Spanish Banks and called for your help and made sure nobody came too close and that volleyballs didn’t hit you! I hope you are okay and will be great soon and released to maybe find your mom one day! 😢 ❤️

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