Marine Mammal Center
Rising Ocean Temperatures The Likely Cause For More Than 100 Sea Lions Pups Needing Care At Marine Mammal Center In Sausalito
Ocean temperatures are 2-5 degrees above normal near the Channel Islands, meaning fish are moving to warmer waters and adult sea lions are having to travel further for food.
Crews from the Marine Mammal Center rescued a wayward sea lion pup Wednesday morning in San Francisco’s Lake Merced area.
The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.
Marine biologists are headed out to a beach along the Point Reyes National Seashore Friday morning to examine a rare pygmy sperm whale that washed up on the beach yesterday.
A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.
An sea lion rescued last week when Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center found it entangled in plastic netting, was released back into the ocean in Santa Cruz Tuesday.
A renowned male sea lion that was shot and left for dead in 2009 is believed to have sired a pup at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, amusement park officials said Thursday.
A young seal pup is expected to make a full recovery after some heroics on the part of wildlife workers who rescued her from the back of an RV speeding up the California coast.
Sasualito’s Marine Mammal Center says Hoppie, who was found emaciated in a Modesto orchard at the end of march, was now plump and healthy enough to be released at Chimney Rock on the Point Reyes National Seashore.
A marine mammal rescue group said Monday it’s seeing a record number of stranded sea lions and seals along the Northern and central California coast — some of whom appear to have been sickened by toxins and others weaned by their mothers earlier than usual.