MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Banana Split

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2288

Admitted on: 2022/08/16

Collection Site: Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

Reason for Admission: Lethargic

Weight at Admission: 7.1 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 39 days (1 month, 1 week, 2 days)

Current Habitat: Urchin 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 Urchin Pool with Banana Split:Graceful Green Hair, Mochi

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Banana Split 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 Banana Split 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 Banana Split

  1. Hi! My daughter, Nora, is at sailing camp at Royal Vancouver Yacht Club this week and told us all about this seal yesterday, which all the kids had named ‘Roo’ because of the sound she made (cool to know their gender now). Nora was super excited to tell us that Roo, or Banana Split I guess, was rescued today. We’ll be keen to follow along with her rehabilitation. Thank you!!

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