VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


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: released

Time in Care: 93 days (3 months, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/20

Weight at Admission: 8.86 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2021/10/23

Release Site: Tiddly Cove

Release Weight: 25.9 kg

Patient Updates

Zook was released after 93 days in our care.

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

Zook is doing well and continuing to gain weight, not much longer until she's ready for release!

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.

  2. Look at you doing so well Zookie patookie. Way to go on making it to fish school. I am proud of your hard work so keep eating your fishes so you grow bigger and stronger. Then you can gain weight and be able to head back to your home in the big blue ocean. Its waiting for you to explore and have a lot of adventures. Keep up the good work seal pupper!

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