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See Where Some Past Patients Are Now

When a male porpoise found himself stranded on a rock in Saanich Inlet, the Vancouver Aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (MMRC) took action. Our team, Cetus Research and Conservation Society, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada rescued the porpoise—named Levi. Our team has now successfully rehabilitated and released him back into the wild.

Would you like to play a role in the supporting injured and orphaned marine mammals? Consider donating to the MMRC: a hospital that rescues and rehabilitates more than 150 marine mammals each year. And if you want to keep up with Levi, you can follow his travels via his tracking tag, in the map below.

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Track the Journeys of Five Harbour Seals

Five rehabilitated harbour seal pups equipped with satellite-linked transmitters were released on November 20, 2013. The transmitters will provide valuable data about their travel patterns and progress.  The harbour seal pups were rescued earlier in the year and released in Howe Sound after successful rehabilitation.

This map automatically updates when their tracking tags check in. Note: locations are approximate.


November 20, 2013: Five harbour seal pups equipped with satellite-linked transmitters released
November, 22, 2013: Argos tracking data made available online


Levi The Harbour Porpoise

Levi was rescued in March 2013, and reintroduced back to Saanich Inlet, near where he was rescued, on September 10, 2013.


September 13, 2013: Argos tracking data made available online

September 16, 2013: Levi has made 722 dives, the deepest being to 158 m (average depth of 44 m).

November 19, 2013: Levi's tracking tag battery has met the end of it's projected life and is now no longer sending signal. Good luck Levi! 


Below is a map of Levi's travels during our tracking time. 


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