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: September 26th
Seals: Androscoggin “Andy”, Piscataqua “Cat”, Chicopee, and Pawcatuck “Tuck” The Tank 2 crew are all doing very well with no significant changes to their health. They are all steadily gaining weight, Cat (bottom right) and Andy (top left) weighed in […]
Seals are Affected by Climate Change
It is proven that the Earth’s overall temperature is increasing. This is causing a rapid decrease in the amount of both land and sea ice throughout the globe. Many seals, including Arctic fur seals and harp seals, depend on this ice for resting, mating, and giving birth to their offspring. This ice is also a […]
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 […]
Patient Update: November 27th
PATIENT UPDATE November 27, 2017 Seals 2 Sea Turtles 17 SEALS Bella LugoSEAL– Bella is still doing very well! In preparation for our turtle season Bella was moved back to the pod. She is improving every day and eating more and more! Bella’s face is also looking better and we are so excited that […]
Final Release of 2017 Pup Season: Giseal and Leo!
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 […]
Meet Our Fall Interns!
Hi I’m Michaela W.! I’m from Raynham, MA and I am a recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island where I received a degree in Marine Biology. I am interning at NMLC because I am passionate about helping marine wildlife. In my free time, I love to go to the beach and hang out […]
Now Accepting 2016 Summer Interns Applications
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 Animal […]