Tag: Seal release
Patient Update: October 16th, 2020
Yesterday, October 15th, we released our last 3 harbor seals, marking the end of harbor seal season here at NMLC! Derby, Marblehead, and Montauk were released together at Scusset Beach after completing their rehabilitation. Derby was rescued on June 30th with multiple bite marks on his head and wounds all along his body down to […]
Patient Update: October 2nd, 2020
It’s finally fall and we are excited to start up our weekly Patient Update blog again here at National Marine Life Center! We had a very busy end to our summer and are now working to prepare for the upcoming turtle cold-stunning season, which could start as early as late-October. Since our last post […]
Thriving in the wild… You can help advance science!
Otitis media. You may know it as an ear infection from which your child suffered. Did you know that seals get ear infections too? This was the case with Jones and Bear, two harbor seal pups rehabilitated at the National Marine Life Center. Jones and Bear originally stranded because each had been separated from their […]
Seal Rogers Williams Swims Free!
Seal Rogers Williams had been with us for nearly 7 months, so we are so excited that he is finally back in the ocean! He stranded at Rye Harbor State Park in Rye, NH and was brought to us by the Seacoast Science Center rescue team at the end of September, 2016. Rogers originally came […]
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 […]
Back to Seallywood!
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 […]
SEALebrity Seal Release!
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 […]
Shaquille O’Seal is going back in the game!
Shaquille O’seal or Shaq, as he’s know throughout the hospital, is headed back to his home! When the New England Aquarium Stranding Response staff first encountered Shaq all of our hospital beds were full. Their staff relocated him to another beach where they hoped he would be left alone by bystanders to rest and recover. […]