VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Salt of the Earth

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2349

Admitted on: 2023/08/06

Collection Site: Valdes Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation, Underweight

Weight at Admission: 9.7 kg

Patient Status: released

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

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/07/30

Weight at Admission: 7.7 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/11/09

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 29.5 kg

Patient Updates

Salt of the Earth was released after 95 days in our care.

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

She is bright and wiggly! Very energetic and gaining weight on formula.

Salt of the Earth is gaining weight well on formula!

She is beginning the weaning process! Her diet is now transitioning from formula to fish.

She has completed the weaning process and is now in fish school!

Salt of the earth is doing great in fish school and is eating on her own! She’s gaining confidence eating independently.

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