MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2172

Admitted on: 2021/07/25

Collection Site: Victoria

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Emaciated;

Weight at Admission: 6.6 kg

Patient Status: deceased

Date of Death: 2021/08/16

Time in Care: 22 days

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Updates

Smudge died on 2021/08/16 after 22 days in our care.

"Smudge was not doing well in the days after being admitted to the rescue centre. He continued to decline and was not responding to treatment, so staff opted for humane euthanasia."

Guestbook for Smudge

  1. Hi little Smudge- MMRC is a wonderful place and they will take good care of you. They will give you lots to eat and drink so you can grow big and strong. That way you can be returned back to your home in the ocean. Get well soon little Smudge. Be well and take care.

  2. Hi Smudge- They posted a pic of our cute little face and your eyes are so big and innocent. Please be a good girl and drink lots of milk formula so you feel better and better okay?

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