Tag: sea turtle rehabilitation
Order your NMLC 2019 Calendars!!!!
The National Marine Life centers beautifully designed calendars are full of amazing pictures with sea turtles, a diamond back terrapin, Box turtle, seals and red bellied cooters. This is the perfect gift to give this holiday season. When you purchase a calendar, you will not only will you put a smile on someones face when […]
Patient Update November 7th
Patient Update November 7th Seals: Jones Jones has done very well in DJF, one of our larger seal tanks. As a result of the spread of the Unusual Mortality Event down as far south as Virginia, we were no longer able to release these healthy animals without further […]
Patient Update October 26th
Seals: Jones Jones is doing well without any significant health changes. All three of our current harbor seal patients have reached release weight, but due to the Pinniped Unusual Mortality Event, we have had to hold on to these three individuals for longer than is typical. With cases indicative […]
Patient Update October 3rd
Seals: Androscoggin “Andy”, Chicopee, Pawcatuck “Tuck”, and Piscataqua “Cat” The Tank 2 Crew is doing well without any significant health changes. This past week they received a pre-release examination to determine their […]
Patient Update: April 19th
Patient Update: April 19, 2018 SEALS: Saco – Saco is our male gray seal weanling that was brought to us by our friends at Seacoast Science Center. You may have seen him all over the news – he is the seal that was found in the parking lot of Brown’s Lobster […]
Six Endangered Sea Turtles Returned Home!
Although they will be missed by the dedicated staff and volunteers here at the National Marine Life Center, we are happy to announce that in the first release of the season six of the 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles that were in our care were released on January 26th, 2017! On January 24, the six […]
Share your #UNselfie with NMLC!
Happy #GivingTuesday from the Turtles!Today, November 29, 2016 is #GivingTuesday. It’s a day to celebrate those causes that are important to us, and why we care. Click here to support the National Marine Life Center. Today is also #TurtleTuesday. This is particularly appropriate because today we are admitting 11 new sea turtles. These are in […]
Help keep the lights on for turtles like Jedi!
As the days get chillier and night falls earlier, I am writing this post about an often unsung but critically important animal care expense. Electricity. When you think of saving a sick or injured sea turtle or seal, electricity may not be the first thing on your mind. You’d consider the cost of medicine, food, […]
A Chelonian Log: the story of cold-stunned sea turtles; Nicky & Jedi
Part I. Stranding The tide is high and the waves attempt to lap at the volunteer’s boots as he stumbles his way across the beach fighting the rain and wind. He tries to block all skin from the pelting rain and blowing sand while the fabric of his rain pants and jacket billows around him. […]
First Four Turtles Released in Florida!
Bubbles, Luce, McGowan, and Figbash are back home to the ocean! These endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles arrived at the National Marine Life Center in December, after having stranded on Cape Cod in November and December suffering from cold stunning, a severe form of hypothermia. Each was rescued by Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary […]