Tag: Kemp’s ridley sea turtle

Checking In: Patient Update!


The staff at the National Marine Life Center are always working around the clock to take care of our patients in the marine hospital at the NMLC in hopes that they will one day be released to their natural habitats in the wild. Currently the marine hospital is housing eight sea turtles, 9 red bellied […]

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Meet the Turtles!


Eight new Kemp’s ridley sea turtle patients have arrived at the National Marine Life Center, thus marking another milestone as the first sea turtles in our new marine animal hospital. All eight animals stranded on Cape Cod beaches this November suffering from having been cold-stunned. Cold-stunning is a form of severe hypothermia that impacts these […]

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National Marine Life Center Paper Published in Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine


The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) is pleased to announce the publication of a peer reviewed scientific paper, written by Dr. Charles Rogers Williams, in the field of wildlife rehabilitation, veterinary care, and the One Health initiative. The article, Surgical Removal of an Abscess Associated with Fusarium solani from a Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys […]

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