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Saving sea turtles from cold stunning

By Daphne Shen, MLML Vertebrate Ecology Lab Every October, animal rehabilitation facilities around the northeast gear up for another sea turtle cold stun season. Cold stunning for sea turtles is similar to hypothermia for people, and typically occurs in November … Continue reading

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To Meet a Giant: Responding to a Stranded Baby Gray Whale

by Brynn Hooton-Kaufman It started as any good weekend day might.  A good cup of coffee, a good book, and a view of the bay.  I like to park my car looking out over the tidepools at Asilomar and read, … Continue reading

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Big Miracle: A Whale of a Story from Operation Breakthrough

Tomorrow, Big Miracle will open in box offices across the nation, telling the story of the 1988 rescue of three gray whales trapped in the ice near Barrow, Alaska.  Dr. Jim Harvey, MLML Director and professor (and MLML alumnus), played … Continue reading

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