MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Mermaid's Gloves

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2283

Admitted on: 2022/08/09

Collection Site: Denman Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 46 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 2 days)

Current Habitat: Steller Pool

This is a pre-release pool. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Steller Pool with Mermaid's Gloves:Sea Cauliflower, Chocolate Chip, Kit Kat

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Mermaid's Gloves 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.

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