VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Nickname: Penny

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2123

Admitted on: 2021/07/04

Collection Site: Seal Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.8 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 69 days (2 months, 1 week, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: MARS Wildlife Rescue

Original Admission: 2021/07/04

Mode of Transport: Pacific Coastal Airlines


Release Date: 2021/09/11

Release Site: Iona Beach Regional Park

Patient Updates

Penelope was released after 69 days in our care.

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

Penelope is a big girl now! She's already moved on to a training pool!

Guestbook for Penelope

  1. Hi there Penelope- Came to check on you and realized i didn’t leave you a message. You are such a pretty girl. Looks like you are so soft and have the prettiest dark gray and black fur and super big curious eyes. You’ve been at MMRC for 9 days so I bet they are taking good care of you. I hope you get well soon and grow strong and healthy. Sending you lots of positive thoughts and healthy vibes. Prayers, hope and love to you from Texas as well. Take care and be well cutest Miss Penelope.

  2. Hi sweet Miss Penelope- Looks like you are doing very well from the latest update MMRC posted for you which is terrific news. You are already in fish school so keep up the good work. Keep eating your fishes so you can grow bigger and stronger every day. Sending you love and happy thoughts. Be well and take care precious Penelope.

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