This patient is a Guadalupe fur seal, a species that we have rescued in increasing numbers over recent years. As a species that lives in the open ocean, these fur seals rarely come to shore except for when they are sick or injured.
photo © The Marine Mammal Center / NOAA permit #18786
- Age at Admit
- Weight at Admit
- 11.50 kgs
- Rescue Location
- Samoa Beach - Arcata, Humboldt
- Malnutrition, Trauma, Human interaction
- Release Date
- Release Location
- Chimney Rock
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