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"39395"
Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina)

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"Neil"

MARC 11-041 Pv
Harbor Seal
Phoca vitulina

Arrival Date: 5/27/2011
Strand Date: 5/27/2011
Stranded At: Cundy's Harbor, Maine
Rescued by: Maine Department of Marine Resources

Gender: Male
Age: Pup (< 1 yr.)
Admit Weight: 19 lbs (8.70 kg)
Admit Length: 31 in (78.00 cm)

Reason for Rehabilitation: Maternal separation

This pup was found thin and dehydrated in Cundy's Harbor Maine. Neil was only about a week old and it was determined he had become separated from his mother. Once at MARC he was given fluid therapy, nutritional support, antibiotics, and antiparasitics. He was a fighter and survived to have a second chance back in the wild.


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