MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2128

Admitted on: 2021/07/08

Collection Site: Boundary Bay

Reason for Admission: Underweight; Dehydrated; Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.69 kg

Patient Status: deceased

Date of Death: 2021/08/03

Time in Care: 26 days

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Staff


Date Weight in kg

2021/07/08 8.69

2021/07/23 12.40

2021/07/24 12.55

2021/07/27 13.25

Patient Updates

Benedict died on 2021/08/03 after 26 days in our care.

"Unfortunately, Benedict died unexpectedly on Tuesday."

Benedict was diagnosed with an abscess caused by a bacterial infection. He is being treated with antibiotics. He is otherwise progressing normally through rehab and is already getting his first taste of fish.

Guestbook for Benedict

  1. Hi Benedict- You’ve been at MMRC for a few days and i think i caught a quick glimpse of you in a video by one of the caretakers. Sending you lots and lots of love, faith and hope. Stay strong and be brave. You are in great hands and will be taken care of with lots of TLC. I hope you are feeling better after being in their care for a while so take care. Sending you prayers and healthy, positive thoughts precious baby boy Benedict.

  2. Omigosh, so sad to hear that Benedict died! His neck abscess was looking so good and he had nearly graduated from fish school!

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