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Remembering Owls Head

Posted by on Apr 10, 2021 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

Historically harbor seal pup season has always been the busiest, most demanding season for the NMLC animal care team both physically and emotionally. It requires our team to be here round the clock, to serve as surrogates as these abandoned pups must now learn all of their critical survival skills from us without becoming habituated, and due to the fragility of these animals, the team has to be ready for anything- including death.

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Patient Update: January 21, 2021

Posted by on Jan 21, 2021 in Animals, Featured | 9 comments

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...

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Patient Update: October 16th, 2020

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

Yesterday, October 15th, we released our last 3 harbor seals, marking the end of harbor seal season here at NMLC! Derby, Marblehead, and...

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Patient Update: October 2nd, 2020

Posted by on Oct 2, 2020 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

  It’s finally fall and we are excited to start up our weekly Patient Update blog again here at National Marine Life Center!  We...

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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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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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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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