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My Work at the NMLC

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Animals, Featured, Volunteers | 2 comments

I started doing work with the Red Bellied Cooters a few short weeks ago. So far I’m loving it. I get to go home to my younger sister...

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What is Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD)

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

Reptiles require sunlight to truly flourish. Most reptile species do not absorb Vitamin D very well, so exposure to ultraviolet light is...

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Northern Red-Bellied Cooters release approaching- Getting a “Head Start”!

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Animals, Event News, Featured | 8 comments

With all the diverse wildlife in Massachusetts, the Northern red-bellied cooter is one of the most beautiful…and endangered!  The...

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The Hatchlings Have Arrived

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Animals, Featured | 2 comments

The Red Bellied Cooters hatchlings arrived early this year. Last week our staff and volunteers  traveled to Westboro MA to collect our...

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Brittany’s Internship Week 1

Posted by on Jun 10, 2011 in Animals, Teaching, Volunteers | 1 comment

This week was VERY  busy. I started on Monday morning; got the tour of the Discovery center, the hospital and the rest of the building. I...

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Internship Week One

Posted by on May 31, 2011 in Animals, Teaching, Volunteers | 5 comments

My first week at the National Marine Life Center has been all that I could hope for. The great group of staff members and volunteers has...

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