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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...

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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...

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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 Center will be producing an Aquatic Adventure Activity every...

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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 found inside the nares (or nostrils) of seals. They impact...

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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 seals here at NMLC. The mites are only about 3 mm long....

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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 decade! We’ve had a pretty busy season here...

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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 Programs – back bigger and better than ever before!...

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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 cares for endangered species of turtles like the...

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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 ever wanted to know how we feed our Marine Animal Hospital...

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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 (shown below) to burrow into the intestine. The hooks on the...

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