Tag: seal

Patient Update: May 31st


Patient Update: May 31st SEALS:                   Charles “Charlie” – Charlie is still battling the flu. Because of this, he gets tired very easily and spikes fevers on and off. We are giving him fluids as needed, treating him with antibiotics and putting cool, wet blankets in his […]

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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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Vote For Your Favorite Seal Naming Theme!

harbor seal

Name this Seal! Each year, the National Marine Life Center chooses a naming theme for our incoming seal patients. We need your help! Please vote for your favorite seal naming theme from the list below, suggested by our volunteers. Enter your name and e-mail address so we can send you the results. Votes must be […]

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You can give a seal a fish, but they may not eat it.


It is finally that time of the season where our oh-so cute harbor seal pups have begun weaning off pup formula and fish gruel and started moving on to being assist fed whole fish then eating fish on their own! Because their mothers are not present, Basil, Rue, Sage, Juniper, and Sea Salt need a […]

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A Typical Day @ NMLC


National Marine Life Center – Journal Entry 16 Today was a fairly typical day here at the National Marine Life Center. It is a Saturday, so I had the afternoon shift as well as the late feed – which changed from 11pm to 9pm; I am much less tired at this time! My fellow intern […]

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Cilantro is Going Home!


Join us as we send Cilantro back home to the ocean! Release Details When:  Monday, July 6, 2015 Approximate Time:  7:00 PM Where:  Scusset Beach State Reservation, Sandwich, MA Cilantro, a weanling male grey seal, stranded on South Beach in Chatham, MA on May 2, 2015. He was rescued by the International Fund for Animal […]

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Welcome to the NMLC

box turtle

My name is Meghan and I began interning at the National Marine Life Center in early September of this year. Safe to say, I was extremely nervous on my first day. I had never interned anywhere before, but I expected a very serious work environment with a lot of training and liability forms. I have […]

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Seal Season


The NMLC has just gotten its first seal pup — Belmont. He is every bit as adorable as I imagined, but his arrival makes me wonder about seal births and stranding. Seals give birth on land, and they will leave the pup on shore when they hunt (despite its being able to swim). It is […]

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Now Accepting 2014 Summer Intern Applications

Animal Care

The National Marine Life Center is seeking qualified students to fill our summer internship positions. Marine Animal Rehabilitation/Education interns will assist NMLC staff and volunteers with education projects and animal husbandry, and Marketing/Development interns will assist with fundraising, public relations, social media. See below for the complete details or click here Marine Animal Rehabilitation & Education Internship […]

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Your Vote Needed! NMLC Named Finalist in Toyota 100 Cars for Good Program.

100 Cars for Good

The National Marine Life Center is proud to announce we’ve been selected as a finalist in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program. Now we need your help to win a car! On Monday, October 7, please VOTE for the National Marine Life Center at www.100carsforgood.com and SHARE with your friends to encourage them to vote as well. A […]

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