Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV2156
Admitted on: 2021/07/18
Collection Site: Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria
Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Dehydrated;
Weight at Admission: 6.8 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.
Milk Matrix Harlow 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.
There are no updates for Harlow yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...