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Green Turtle Biology, Natural History and Conservation

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in Animals, Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Green Sea Turtles also known by their scientific name, Chelonia mydas, are one of seven different species of sea turtles. Chelonia...

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Osteomyelitis in Sea Turtles

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Animals, Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Anthropogenic activity has endangered the survival of sea turtle populations worldwide. Commercial fishing, coastal development,...

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The Principles of Ocean Literacy and How Marine Animals and Rehabilitation Can Help Teach Them

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

Since it was first introduced in 2004, the concept of “ocean literacy” has changed the way scientists and educators understand the...

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Otitis Media in Pinnipeds

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Otitis media is the inflammation of the middle ear resulting in infection (Otitis Media, 2020). Otitis media is usually an extension...

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Habituation in Harbor Seals

Posted by on Aug 27, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

There is a long history of habituation of animals being an interest to humans. Habituation was originally defined by Groves P. M, Thompson...

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Vocalizations in Pinnipeds

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

The pinniped family are social animals and display a wide range of vocalizations in social situations both underwater and above. In...

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Plastic and It’s Impacts on Marine Animals

Posted by on Aug 13, 2020 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

In today’s society, the demand for plastic is largely driven by its convenience and practicality. However, as global plastics production...

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Patient Update: August 13th, 2020

Posted by on Aug 13, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

This week was an exciting week at NMLC! We released our first harbor seals of the season! Bird, Plum, Ned, and Monomoy completed their...

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Patient Update: August 7th, 2020

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

As July becomes August and the heat is turned up outside, we are focusing on keeping our seals comfortable and cool here at NMLC! We are...

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Patient Update: July 29th, 2020

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

This week at NMLC has had its ups and downs. We unfortunately had to say goodbye to Prudence who passed away Friday morning. Her passing...

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