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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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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- January 2020

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

This is another parasite commonly found in the seals at NMLC. They can be found in the intestine of most species of seals, sea lions and...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- Answer November 2019

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This is Diplogonoporus tetrapterus, a tapeworm most commonly found in the intestines of seals. This worm is characterized by its scolex,...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month- November 2019

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

This parasite is a worm commonly seen in the seals that come into NMLC for rehabilitation. It is typically 4-6.5 mm wide and can be...

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Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Join us for Saving Sea Turtles with Laughter, a night of laughter and fun! Local comedians will have you in stitches, all to benefit the...

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Harvest Splash & Stuff-A-Truck for Turtles!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019 in Event News, Featured | 0 comments

Take a break from the crowds at the mall and join us for “Harvest Splash & Stuff-A-Truck for Turtles” – our Thanksgiving Weekend...

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