Tag: Scusset Beach State Reservation

Sealphen King Headed Back to Sea


It’s going to be an exciting week at the National Marine Life Center as we are preparing for Sealphen King to return to the sea! This larger than life yearling grey seal was rescued from Chatham Harbor by our friends at the International Fund for Animal Welfare on October 8, 2016. Sealphen was found barely […]

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Scout is going home!

harbor seal

We are pleased to announce Scout is going home! Details: What: Seal Release – Scout Where: Scusset Beach State Reservation, 20 Scusset Beach Road, Sandwich, MA Time: 10:00 am *** All Welcome to Attend! *** Scout is a weanling male harbor seal that stranded at Sandy Neck Beach on Cape Cod on October 10. He […]

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3 Seals are Heading Back to the Wild!


It’s time to celebrate! The National Marine Life Center is releasing three rehabilitated seals tomorrow morning, Friday, September 12, at 10:00 am at Scusset Beach, and the public is invited to observe the release. “Barclay” is a male harbor seal pup that stranded in Maine on May 18, 2014. He was rescued by Marine Mammals […]

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Luckily for Lucky, it’s time to go home!

gray seal

Lucky is a weanling male gray seal that stranded late May in Gloucester, MA. He was rescued May 30 by the New England Aquarium and admitted to the National Marine Life Center suffering from alopecia (hair loss) and multiple skin lesions, dehydration, lethargy, a broken toe with exposed bone, and verminous (parasitic) pneumonia. He was […]

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