VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Bossa Nova

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2159

Admitted on: 2021/07/20

Collection Site: Valdes Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; Dehydrated; Wounds

Weight at Admission: 9.95 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 61 days (2 months)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/13

Weight at Admission: 7.7 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2021/09/19

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 22.1 kg

Patient Updates

Bossa Nova was released after 61 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Bossa Nova has learned how to compete with other seals and is well on his way to being released!

Bossa Nova seems to be the shy but curious type!

Guestbook for Bossa Nova

  1. I have to say i don’t know the Bossa Nova so I will have to learn. Welcome to MMRC they will give you the best care so you can grow big and strong. Sending you prayers and love. Take care and i’ll check on you soon.

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