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Our Seal-ebrity Line Up!

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Animals, Featured | 0 comments

Things have been action packed here at NMLC and we have five new Seal-ebrities to add to our hall of fame! “Sealvester Stallone,” a...

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A Day Working on the Animal Care Team

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Animals, Featured, Volunteers | 0 comments

July 6, 2015 This is a blog about one of my days working on the Animal Care team. You would assume every day would be the same – prep...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month – Answer Oct 2012

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

These are seal lice, or Echinophthrius horridus. They are lice, sucking lice, or Anoplurans to be more precise. Lice are insects within the...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month – Oct. 2012

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 1 comment

Here is an easy one.  These parasites were found attached to the fur of a seal.   What are they (scientific name and general taxon...

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Marine Mammal Parasite of the Month-Answer March 2012

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Featured, Under the Microscope | 0 comments

Answers: These are “Phillobothrium delphini” What is interesting concerning these parasites is that cestodes, like most...

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