MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2155

Admitted on: 2021/07/18

Collection Site: Mayne Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Wounds; Dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 9.35 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 11 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: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/16

Weight at Admission: 8.84 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Milk Matrix Waltz 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

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

Guestbook for Waltz

  1. Hey there Waltz- I don’t know a lot about ballroom dancing but i think the Waltz is a beautiful dance. You are lucky little girl to be rescued and taken to MMRC. They will take the best care of you while you heal and grow big and strong. Keep on keeping on and know you are loved. Sending healthy thoughts.

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