VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2161

Admitted on: 2021/07/21

Collection Site: Ladysmith

Reason for Admission: Dehydrated; Maternal separation;

Weight at Admission: 10.5 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 52 days (1 month, 3 weeks)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/19

Weight at Admission: 10 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2021/09/11

Release Site: Iona Beach Regional Park

Patient Updates

Bolero was released after 52 days in our care.

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

Bolero has made it into a small pre-release pool! She's now learning how to compete for fish with a larger group of other harbour seals.

Guestbook for Bolero

  1. Hi Bolero sweet little seal pup. You have been rescued by MRRC a special place where you will be well taken care of. I hope you learn to be a healthy happy seal pup and grow big and strong. Sending you prayers and healing thoughts.

  2. Bolero is a bit of a jerk. This pup is going to be an excellent wild harbour seal!

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