MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Dorothy Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2360

Admitted on: 2023/08/20

Collection Site: English Bay

Reason for Admission: Lethargic, Underweight

Weight at Admission: 41.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 35 days (1 month, 4 days)

Current Habitat: Steller Pool

This is a pre-release pool. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Dorothy Island has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move to a larger pool once she is confident enough.

Patient Updates

Dorothy is improving greatly since her admit, and she’s got a fighting spirit!

Dorothy is doing great and gaining weight!

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