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Marine Mammal Center

An injured sea lion, rescued by Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center, is released back into the wild in Santa Cruz. July 29, 2014 (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

Sea Lion Released In Santa Cruz After Being Rescued By Marine Mammal Center

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.

07/29/2014

Sgt. Nevis, the sea lion rescued after being shot in the face in 2009. (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Sea Lion Shot In Face, Left For Dead 5 Years Ago Becomes A Father At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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.

06/19/2014

Beemer Cruise at the Marine Mammal Center. (Sarah van Schagen/The Marine Mammal Center)

Seal Pup Expected To Fully Recover After Abduction, RV Chase On Carmel Coast

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.

06/06/2014

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

After 100-Mile Journey To Modesto, Sea Lion Now Well Enough To Return To Wild

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.

05/06/2014

Sea Lions (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Number Of Sick, Stranded Seals And Sea Lions Found Along Northern California Coast

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.

05/05/2014

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Best Free North Bay Tours

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.

04/19/2014

Sea Lions (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Mammal Center Says More Animals In Need Than Ever Before

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.

04/16/2014

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Rescued, Recovering At Sausalito Marine Mammal Center

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.

04/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Jordan Spielman)

KCBS Animal Update: Harbor Seals’ Seafood Diet—Similar To Humans, Aids In Research

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.

03/10/2014

Marine Mammal Center volunteers feed an elephant seal pup (CBS)

Biologists Use Marine Mammals To Map Toxins On California Coast

California marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.

01/05/2014

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