Wild & Woolly has shed his woolly lanugo! He’s still in quarantine gaining more weight on formula, and is energetic during swims.
Wild & Woolly
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: in care
Time in Care: 65 days (2 months, 4 days)
Current Habitat: Stickleback Pool
This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.
"Training" Pool Wild & Woolly has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own. He has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where he can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. He will move to a larger pool once he is confident enough.
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.