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Is it a turtle, a terrapin, or a tortoise?

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Animals, FAQ's, Featured | 0 comments

Recently, the National Marine Life Center welcomed Lindsay, a diamondback terrapin, to the family. Two Eastern box turtles, Daisy and...

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Amazing Seal Adaptations

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Animals, FAQ's, Featured, Volunteers | 0 comments

I am one of the interns working at the NMLC this summer, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity of assisting in the rehabilitation of...

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How Can You Tell Which Whale You Are Looking At?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 0 comments

HOW CAN YOU TELL WHICH WHALE YOU ARE LOOKING AT? We use the name whale for about 70 kinds of animals. So how can you tell who is who? Not...

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What is a Whale’s Spout?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 2 comments

WHAT IS A WHALE’S SPOUT? Is a whale’s a fountain of water? Both whales and people use lungs and noses to breathe air. But...

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How Do Whales Breathe?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 51 comments

HOW DO WHALES BREATHE? Because whales live in the ocean, many people think they are fish. But do you know that whales and dolphins are not...

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Are Whales Fish?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 0 comments

ARE WHALES FISH? Whales are not fish. But how do you know? You can tell the difference by watching the animal and asking yourself three...

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How Do Whales and Dolphins Swim?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 18 comments

HOW DO WHALES AND DOLPHINS SWIM? How would you describe the shape of a whale or dolphin? Wouldn’t you say they are very streamlined?...

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Where Did Whales Come From?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 5 comments

WHERE DID WHALES COME FROM? When you’re watching the actions of the biggest creatures on earth, ask about what animals they are...

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How do Whales Eat?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 8 comments

HOW DO WHALES EAT? What you would eat if you lived in the ocean? If you said fish and squid, you’d be right. But there’s a...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in FAQ's | 0 comments

Here are answers to some of the questions we get asked most frequently.  Do you have additional questions?  Please post them here!

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