Tag: Grey Seal

Patient Update: January 21, 2021


Since our most recent blog post in November, a lot has been going on here at NMLC! We’ve been kept busy by a record-breaking sea turtle stranding season here on Cape Cod. Here’s a quick rundown of some details from this sea turtle season:  A total of 1174 sea turtles were reported by the Mass […]

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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 […]

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Strandings: Harbor Seals vs. Grey Seals

Grey Seal

With Harbor Seal pup season in full swing at the National Marine Life Center, many visitors have been curious about why seals strand. Between the four species of seals that can be found within our harbor, harbor seals and grey seals are the two we primarily rehabilitate. During the different seasons of the year, stranding […]

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Mother’s Day Seal Release Planned!

gray seal

Sealvester Stallone and Vin Dieseal  are headed back into action! This weekend they will be starring in their final adventure with NMLC, they are both being released! “Sealvester Stallone,” a weanling gray seal, was brought to us March 18 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Stallone was found on Gooseberry Island and was critically dehydrated, […]

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