Adopt-a-Seal® Weasley – Nominee for 2019 Patient of the Year
As part of our 2019 Patient of the Year celebration, adopt Weasley today and receive this exclusive digital-only Adopt-a-Seal®.
Northern elephant seal pups are born with black coats of fur that are shed for a sleek, silvery-gray coat once they’ve weaned from their mother.So our team was quite intrigued when a pup arrived sporting a unique reddish coat! He was named Weasley, after the famous fictional wizarding family of similar coloring.
Weasley was admitted severely malnourished and well under birth weight. Our dedicated animal care team tube-fed him nutritious fish smoothies and coached him through fish school. Thanks to their magical efforts, he learned how to eat whole fish on his own and compete with other animals while more than doubling his admit weight.
Weasley’s mysterious hue could have been a sun-bleached black coat, though our experts weren’t able to find a definitive reason. He eventually molted his reddish coat and was released back into his ocean home with the skill set needed to survive in the wild with his fellow silvery seals.
Thank you for your generous donation and for making a difference in the life of a marine mammal like Weasley.
Weasley is an exclusive digital-only Adopt-a-Seal®. When you adopt Weasley, you’ll automatically be able to download your adoption certificate that shares his photo and story on the back. Thanks to your generosity, you’ll make a difference in the life of a marine mammal like Weasley. Please note – this is a digital certificate; you will not receive a certificate in the mail!
Download your digital Adopt-a-Seal® today!