Tag: gray seal
Patient Update May 13th
Patient Update: 5/13/19 Welcome back to the National Marine Life Center’s Patient Update! As this is our first update of 2019, I’d like to kick things into gear by trying out something a little different from the previous patient updates. We have been very busy this year with the Unusual Mortality Event (UME) continuing on […]
Order your NMLC 2019 Calendars!!!!
The National Marine Life centers beautifully designed calendars are full of amazing pictures with sea turtles, a diamond back terrapin, Box turtle, seals and red bellied cooters. This is the perfect gift to give this holiday season. When you purchase a calendar, you will not only will you put a smile on someones face when […]
Patient Update: May 24th
Patient Update: May 24th SEALS Charles “Charlie”– Charlie has tested positive for influenza. He also has a corneal ulcer (essentially an irritated spot on his eye), which we are monitoring as well. Because of these illnesses he is battling, he is very sleepy and feverish at […]
Patient Update: May 4th
Patient Update: May 4th SEALS Charles “Charlie” – Charlie is our first harbor seal pup of the season! He was rescued in Ellisville, Plymouth on April 23rd and brought to us by our friends at New England Aquarium after confirming his mom had abandoned him. Charlie was born premature as you can […]
Solar for Sea Animals!
After a recent Nor’easter, this young gray seal washed up into a roadway. He was found severely dehydrated and malnourished. Local rescuers moved him to safety and then on to the National Marine Life Center for rehabilitation. Here, the young seal – now named “Saco” – received a complete medical examination. Blood tests indicated he […]
Patient Update: April 26th
Patient Update: April 26th SEALS: Mystic– Today is an exciting day for our harp seal, Mystic. She and our other harp seal, Kenny, are going to be released together at Scusset Beach State Reservation at 3:30 pm! Mystic has finished treatment for her ear infection in her right ear, […]
Patient Update: April 19th
Patient Update: April 19, 2018 SEALS: Saco – Saco is our male gray seal weanling that was brought to us by our friends at Seacoast Science Center. You may have seen him all over the news – he is the seal that was found in the parking lot of Brown’s Lobster […]