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A Day in the Life of an NMLC Intern!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Animals | 0 comments

At 9:30 on Tuesday morning, I arrive to open up the Discovery Center, where I work until 1:30pm. There, I educate visitors about marine animals and tell them about our patients using the live video feed into our...

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Marine Mammal Health & Stranding Response Program

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Animals | 0 comments

“Why do marine mammals strand?” Marine mammal strandings mostly occur due to disease/parasite infestation, harmful algal blooms, injuries from ship strikes, fishery entanglements, pollution exposure, trauma, or...

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Celebrate Wildlife at the Cape Cod Wildlife Festival!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Event News | 0 comments

Celebrate Wildlife and help keep #CapeCodWild! The Cape Cod Wildlife...

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Meet the Permanent Residents of NMLC!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Animals | 0 comments

The National Marine Life Center is home to three resident turtles, aside from...

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From Pups to Weanlings: What’s on the Menu?

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Animals | 0 comments

During peak pupping season for Harbor Seals here at NMLC, our patients are fed...

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The Two Different Kinds of Whales in the World: Toothed Whales vs. Baleen Whales

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

There are about 86 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises in the world’s...

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Emmy Rosseal: A Quick Recovery

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Animals | 4 comments

Emmy Rosseal, named after Emmy Rossum, arrived to the National Marine Life...

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Turtle Release: Eight Kemp’s Ridleys Go Home

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Animals | 0 comments

During the brutal winter months of 2016-2017, over 450 Kemp’s Ridley sea...

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Interactions between Sharks and Seals off the coast of Cape Cod

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Animals | 1 comment

One of the big draws for tourists to the Cape over the past few years has been...

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Strandings: Harbor Seals vs. Grey Seals

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

With Harbor Seal pup season in full swing at the National Marine Life Center,...

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The Importance of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

Enacted by Congress in October of 1972, the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)...

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Meet Sealbert, Seally, and Giseale!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Featured | 4 comments

On June 6, 2017, the National Marine Life Center welcomed two new harbor seal...

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Meet Our Four New Rambunctious Pups!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Animals | 1 comment

Sealvia Earle is our fifth harbor seal pup of this year’s harbor seal pupping...

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NMLC Co-op Reflection – Amy

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Featured | 1 comment

Picture this: you’re sitting at your desk in your dorm room completing...

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Reflecting on Co-op – Ali

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in Animals, Volunteers | 2 comments

When I started thinking about the kind of co-op I wanted I had no idea where I...

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Friday, August 11, 2017, 6-10:30 pm
Rosebrook Event Center, Wareham

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