MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Pavane

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2148

Admitted on: 2021/07/15

Collection Site: Mill Bay

Reason for Admission: Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 8.7 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 14 days

Current Habitat: Out of Quarantine

Once a patient has spent some time in quarantine and been given a clean bill of health, they are moved to a larger and deeper tub and leave quarantine. Here they can improve their skills until they are moved to a pool with other harbour seals.

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/10

Weight at Admission: 6.8 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Fish School Pavane is now in fish school. She is currently learning how to eat fish on her own. All pups are initially hand-fed, but later fish is just thrown into their tub to give them an opportunity to dive for, grab and swallow the fish whole, head first. It's something all pups need to learn, and it requires quite some skill. Eventually, Pavane will eat entirely on her own at which point she will graduate from fish school.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Pavane yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...

Guestbook for Pavane

  1. Hello Pavane, get strong and drink your milk so you can enjoy underwater dancing with your sweet seal friends 💕

  2. Hi little Pavane, you are just the cutest little guy. the MMRC will take the best care of you and give you lots of love. Keep up the good work by drinking the yummy milk they are feeding you. It will make you healthy and strong so you can return to your home in the ocean. Be well and take care sweet pup!

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