THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

Q - There is a baby seal on the beach alone – where is its mom? Is it an orphan?

A mother seal will leave her pup on a beach or rocks near the waters edge, while she goes off to hunt. If you find a lone seal pup, do not immediately assume it is in distress. If you have found an injured or potentially orphaned seal pup call the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre at 604-258-SEAL (7325) to assess and arrange transfer if necessary.

 

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