MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Zook

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2162

Admitted on: 2021/07/22

Collection Site: Sidney Island

Reason for Admission: Dehydrated; Emaciated; Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.75 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 57 days (1 month, 3 weeks, 6 days)

Current Habitat: Coho Pool

Patients that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a pool where they can learn how to compete with other animals. This is one of the smaller pools with a haul-out platform in the centre. It can only fit a few animals and is a good starting point for patients that have never been housed with another seal.

Also in Coho Pool with Zook:Igor, Bossa Nova

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/20

Weight at Admission: 8.86 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Zook has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move to a larger pool once she is confident enough.

Patient Updates

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

Please do not contact the rescue centre for updates. The information published here is the latest, and we will publish more updates as they become available.

Guestbook for Zook

  1. Hi Zook what a sassy name. MMRC will take great care of you. Stay strong and know you are loved. Be well and stay strong.

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