MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Mazurka

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2198

Admitted on: 2021/08/05

Collection Site: Pender Island

Reason for Admission: Lethargic

Weight at Admission: 10.05 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 43 days (1 month, 1 week, 5 days)

Current Habitat: Out of Quarantine

Once a patient has spent some time in quarantine and been given a clean bill of health, they are moved to a larger and deeper tub and leave quarantine. Here they can improve their skills until they are moved to a pool with other harbour seals.

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Fish School Mazurka is now in fish school. She is currently learning how to eat fish on her own. All pups are initially hand-fed, but later fish is just thrown into their tub to give them an opportunity to dive for, grab and swallow the fish whole, head first. It's something all pups need to learn, and it requires quite some skill. Eventually, Mazurka will eat entirely on her own at which point she will graduate from fish school.

Patient Updates

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

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Guestbook for Mazurka

  1. Mazurka is an interesting name little Miss Seal Pup! You are at a wonderful place called MMRC where you will get lots of TLC and be well taken care of. Drink our milk and learn to eat your fishes. That will help you feel better and grow big and strong. Sending you love and prayers.

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