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Patient Update May 13th


Patient Update: 5/13/19  Welcome back to the National Marine Life Center’s Patient Update! As this is our first update of 2019, I’d like to kick things into gear by trying out something a little different from the previous patient updates. We have been very busy this year with the Unusual Mortality Event (UME) continuing on […]

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Is it a turtle, a terrapin, or a tortoise?


Recently, the National Marine Life Center welcomed Lindsay, a diamondback terrapin, to the family. Two Eastern box turtles, Daisy and Violet, are also NMLC residents in the Discovery Center. Next door in our hospital, Jedi, Nicky, and Gunst, our three Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, are in the recovery process and on their way to being […]

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Welcome to the NMLC

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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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It Could ALL Be YOURS! $9,500 in Prizes Up For Grabs


Just a reminder and an invitation to join the National Marine Life Center and many other nonprofit organizations at the JFK Museum in Hyannis for the “Spectacle of Trees“. The 5th Annul Spectacle of Trees hosted by the Cape Cod Charitable FunRaisers is attracting thousands of visitors to view and take a chance at winning […]

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