Noodles is getting ready for release, he loves to spend his days swimming and playing with his pool mates.
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV2146
Admitted on: 2021/07/14
Collection Site: Victoria
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation
Weight at Admission: 8.05 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 96 days (3 months, 5 days)
Current Habitat: Stickleback Pool
This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: Harbour Air
"Training" Pool Noodles 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.
Noodles is very vocal and has tons of stories to tell if you're willing to listen...
Noodles has all his teeth and is ready to munch on fish! He's also quite vocal... and very curious!