Marine Mammal Center
Spring is one of the best times of the year to visit the North Bay and some attractions offer free group or self-guided tours.
On Tuesday we told you the story of Hoppie the sea lion pup’s rescue and rehabilitation by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center, but the truth is the facility is on the brink of having more wayward mammals in need than ever before.
10 years after an adult sea lion was rescued in Los Banos, a sea lion pup is now being rehabilitated by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center after being rescued from the same area.
Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says Harbor seals are helping with human health research because they live on or near the shore and eat similar seafood to humans.
California marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.
A fin whale measuring roughly 50 feet died after washing ashore on the north end of Stinson Beach on Monday. There was no word yet on what caused the whale to wash ashore; a necropsy was being conducted to determine the whale’s cause of death.
During pupping season the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center is helping abandoned and sick elephant and harbor seal pups with a “Leave Seals Be” campaign, according to center officials.
A sea lion that was rescued from San Francisco’s Pier 39 after being found entangled in plastic last week is safe at sea Thursday afternoon, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.
A rescue crew has captured one of two sea lions that were spotted entangled in debris at San Francisco’s Pier 39 Tuesday, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.
A California sea lion blinded by a gunshot wound was recovering at Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center six weeks after it was found in Santa Cruz.