Has settled into comfort tent, where she will receive formula and electrolytes to help her hydrate and gain weight.
Species: Harbour Seal
Patient ID: PV2354
Admitted on: 2023/08/10
Collection Site: 10 Mile Point, Victoria
Reason for Admission: Lethargic, Emaciated, Dehydrated
Weight at Admission: 8.1 kg
Patient Status: in care
Time in Care: 45 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 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.
Received from: (Direct to MMR)
Mode of Transport: Harbour Air
Fish School Garry Point is now in fish school. She is currently learning how to eat fish on her own. All pups are initially hand-fed, but later fish is just thrown into their tub to give them an opportunity to dive for, grab and swallow the fish whole, head first. It's something all pups need to learn, and it requires quite some skill. Eventually, Garry Point will eat entirely on her own at which point she will graduate from fish school.
Garry is doing well gaining weight on formula!
Garry continues to be an energetic seal and has been moved out of quarantine!
Garry has completed the weaning process and is now in fish school!