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Patient Update: April 3, 2020

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

  SEALS A lot has been going on at NMLC lately, especially with the large number of seal patients that we’ve had! In the month of March, we’ve admitted 5 more seals, and also released 5!   PAST PATIENTS On...

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Aquatic Adventure: Eat Like a Whale

Posted by on Mar 28, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Welcome to the Aquatic Adventure: Eat Like a Whale Let’s investigate how whales eat! Then, join in on an experiment to see what household items best mimic the feeding strategies and adaptations of these...

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Aquatic Adventure Activity: Make Your Own Manatee Story

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Welcome to the first Aquatic Adventure Activity. The National Marine Life...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month Answer- February 2020

Posted by on Feb 27, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These parasites are Halarachne halichoeri also known as nasal mites. They are...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- February 2020

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These Arthropods are a species of mite commonly found in phocids, like the...

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Patient Update: February 23, 2020

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 1 comment

Welcome to the National Marine Life Center’s first patient update of the...

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Summer Day Programs 2020!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

The National Marine Life Center is proud to once again offer our Summer Day...

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Open House! For the Love of Turtles

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Do you love turtles? Have you ever wondered how the National Marine Life Center...

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February Vacation Week 2020

Posted by on Feb 8, 2020 in Event News, Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Discover marine life with classes and fun for the whole family! Have you...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer January 2020

Posted by on Jan 30, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These are Acanthocephalans or thorny headed worms. They use their proboscis...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- January 2020

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is another parasite commonly found in the seals at NMLC. They can be...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer November 2019

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is Diplogonoporus tetrapterus, a tapeworm most commonly found in the...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- November 2019

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This parasite is a worm commonly seen in the seals that come into NMLC for...

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Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Join us for Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter, a night of laughter and fun!...

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Harvest Splash & Stuff-A-Truck for Turtles!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Take a break from the crowds at the mall and join us for “Harvest Splash...

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Spectacle of Trees – win a tree and $12,000 of gifts!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

“Follow the Light” and help sea turtles this holiday...

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Spooky Splash Open House

Posted by on Oct 29, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Join us for our October Open House! It’s that spoooooky time of year...

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STEM: S is for Science

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Featured, Teaching | 4 comments

To define science or to explain what it is can be very challenging....

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New coffee blend raises funds to help sea turtles

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Featured, Shoutouts | 0 comments

Hot off the roaster – a new coffee blend to help the National Marine...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer August 2019

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is my friend Acanthocheilonema spirocauda, a filarial parasite. It is...

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