Video: Rehabilitated seal pups released into the wild

 

Seal pups rehabilitated by the Vancouver Aquarium are released back into the wild. Dr. Martin Haulena Vancouver Aquarium Head Veterinarian describes the rehabilitation process.

 
 
 
 
 
Seal pups make their way back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
 

Seal pups make their way back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.

Photograph by: JONATHAN HAYWARD, THE CANADIAN PRESS

 
Seal pups make their way back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
Seal pups are unloaded from a truck prior to being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
Seal pups make their way back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal takes a look around after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
Staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) release seven harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup sits on the boat launch before heading back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup sits on the boat launch before heading back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup sits on the boat launch before heading back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
Staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) release seven harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup sits on the boat launch before heading back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup is encouraged to go back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal pup is encouraged to go back into the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
A seal checks out its new surroundings after staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) released it and six other harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
Staff and volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMR) release seven harbour seals at Cates Park in North Vancouver. The seals were brought into MMR over the summer where they were rehabilitated with the help of dozens of volunteers.
A seal pup swims in the water after being released by the Vancouver Aquarium into Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Seven seals were release by the Aquariums Marine Mammal Rescue Centre which helps and assists injured, sick or orphaned marine mammals.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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