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The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary hospital, research, and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals and the study of their health. Since 1975, the Center has rescued and treated more than 16,500 marine mammals and has accumulated a body of knowledge about marine mammal and ocean health. Through public education about marine mammals, the Center hopes to foster ocean stewardship and conservation. For more information, visit http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/

Friday, June 19, 2009

The Center Opens Its Doors!



This week The Marine Mammal Center opened its doors to the public for the first time in almost 4 years. Unveiling its newly rebuilt hospital and educational facility, the Center welcomed over 450 visitors who were excited to view current patients, see feeds being prepared, watch necropsies being performed, and learn more about marine mammals through educational exhibits.

The Marine Mammal Center is now open seven days a week, 10 A.M.-5 P.M. To learn more, click here

1 comment:

Chelsea said...

The facility is so well organized with lots of great information and displays. The volunteers are incredibly knowledgeable and it is great to see all the adorable sea lions for from the viewing area as well. Thanks for all your hard work!