MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Dragon Kelp

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2292

Admitted on: 2022/08/24

Collection Site: Parksville

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 9.2 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 31 days (1 month, 1 day)

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

Original Admission: 2022/08/13

Weight at Admission: 7.2 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Weaning Dragon Kelp is still being fed a zoological milk formula, but as her teeth are beginning to erupt, her diet is being supplemented with fish. Soon, she will enter fish school where she will learn how to eat fish on her own.

Patient Updates

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