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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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Teachers’ Workshop – Nature & Design: Connections Between Science, Engineering, & the Marine Environment (Virtual)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Featured, Teaching | 0 comments

A Virtual Institute for Grades 4-8 Educators The ocean is filled with diverse and fascinating creatures that have adapted to survive a...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- July 2020

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

This is a parasite that is actually quite common, but difficult to extract due to its small size and delicate nature. They are transparent...

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Patient Update: July 22nd, 2020

Posted by on Jul 22, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

  It’s been another busy week at the National Marine Life Center! We admitted another harbor seal, bringing us to a total of 14 seals!...

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Patient Update: July 16th, 2020

Posted by on Jul 16, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

  SEALS Bird and Plum have been progressing quickly after moving to the large pool. This week, Bird started mass feeding alongside Plum....

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Deals for Seals! Yard Sale Fundraiser

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

Friday July 10th & Saturday July 11th10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Special 9a.m – 10a.m. Hour for “high-risk” shoppers120 Main Street,...

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Patient Update: July 8th, 2020

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

A lot has changed since our last patient update at NMLC! We have entered harbor seal pup season, and have received 9 new admits since the...

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Patient Update: May 15, 2020

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Featured | 0 comments

  SEALS Owl’s Head has fully lost his white lanugo coat, revealing his beautiful silver coat underneath. He is doing well in Dry...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer April 2020

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 1 comment

This parasite is Cryptocotyle lingua. It is a trematode that develops to maturity in seals and other fish eating mammals. It is found in...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- April 2020

Posted by on Apr 20, 2020 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is a parasite we often see the presence of in seals through ova that is shed in the feces. It is oblong in shape and has two suckers,...

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