VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Wild & Woolly

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2325

Admitted on: 2023/07/21

Collection Site: Maple Bay Marina

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 11.3 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 95 days (3 months, 3 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/07/13

Weight at Admission: 9 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/10/24

Release Site: Salt Spring Island

Release Weight: 28.5 kg

Patient Updates

Wild & Woolly was released after 95 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Wild & Woolly has shed his woolly lanugo! He’s still in quarantine gaining more weight on formula, and is energetic during swims.

He has now finished weaning and is in fish school!

Wild and Woolly is now in Stickleback! He’s eating well on her own and is now in a pool where he can learn to socialize and to compete for fish with other individuals.

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