Tag: release

Patient Update: October 10th


Seals:                         Androscoggin “Andy”, Chicopee, Pawcatuck “Tuck”, and Piscataqua “Cat” Andy, Chicopee, Tuck and Cat were released on October 4th, 2018. Due to the declared Unusual Mortality Event, these animals were held back from release in order to undergo testing for Influenza A and […]

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Patient Update: May 10th


Patient Update: May 10th SEALS             Charles “Charlie” – Charlie is still critical but stable. He came to us with a fleshy umbilicus attached that has since fallen off and healed up nicely! Charlie had also ingested a good amount of sand before he got to us, which was evident […]

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Final Release of 2017 Pup Season: Giseal and Leo!

giseal bundchen

Giseal Bundchen and Sealonardo DiCaprio Released Here at the National Marine Life Center, we rehabilitate and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife health and conservation. During the summer, we often receive several harbor seal pups, who were abandoned by their mothers and are unable […]

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Patient Update: October 5th


PATIENT UPDATE   October 5, 2017        Seals 2           Sea Turtles 2 Recent Releases RoSEALind Franklin– Rosie did very well here at NMLC, coming from Bar Harbor, ME, where she was found in the street in the early morning. She was roommates with Sealonardo DiCaprio who is still here at […]

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Turtle Release: Eight Kemp’s Ridleys Go Home


During the brutal winter months of 2016-2017, over 450 Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles stranded throughout Massachusetts due to “cold stunning,” otherwise known as severe hypothermia. At the National Marine Life Center, we help rehabilitate these turtles in hopes of restoring their population numbers since Kemp’s Ridley turtles are not only one of the smallest, but also […]

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Seal Diamond Release!

harp seal

We are planning a seal release for Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:30PM for our newest harp seal, Seal Diamond! He will be released a Scusset Beach in Sandwich, MA and the public is invited to come and watch! Diamond is a yearling seal who was rescued by the Seacoast Science Center in Seabrook, NH […]

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Back to Seallywood!

harbor seal

Seally Fields and Seal Patrick Harris have successfully risen to the A-listers of marine animal rehabilitation! They both have come a long way since their arrival here just over a month ago and are ready to give it their all back at Seallywood (in the ocean). Seally Field, named for the actress Sally Field, was collected from Owl’s […]

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SEALebrity Seal Release!

harbor seal

The National Marine Life Center is releasing three successfully rehabilitated “sealebrity” harbor seal pups back to the wild, and you are invited to attend! RELEASE DETAILS: WHO: Luseal Ball, Teddy Roosealvelt, Queen Sealizabeth WHAT: Rehabilitated harbor seal pups WHEN: Thursday, August 4, 2016 TIME: 7:00 PM (approximate) WHERE: Scusset Beach State Reservation, 20 Scusset Beach […]

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Russeall Crowe Release!

gray seal

The day of March 31st  International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) received reports of multiple seals stranding along Brewster beaches. After IFAW personnel ran from beach to beach to follow up on these reports of sickly seals, they eventually realized that it was all the same seal! Now known as “Russeall Crowe,” was beach hopping […]

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