MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Party Animal

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2364

Admitted on: 2023/09/07

Collection Site: Drummond Bay

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Dehydrated, Wounds

Weight at Admission: 13.9 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 17 days

Current Habitat: Ellie Pool

Patients that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a pool where they can learn how to compete with other animals. This is one of the smaller pools with a haul-out platform in the centre. It can only fit a few animals and is a good starting point for patients that have never been housed with another seal.

Also in Ellie Pool with Party Animal:Carlson Reef, Warrior Rocks

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/08/28

Weight at Admission: 9.3 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Party Animal 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.

Patient Updates

Party Animal is now in Ellie! Here he’ll be able to learn how to compete and socialize with other animals.

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