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A dead whale floating under an Alameda dock on August 26, 2015. (CBS SF)

Whale Found Dead In Oakland Estuary Was Struck By Ship

Scientists say a dead whale found floating in the Oakland Estuary was struck by a ship.

08/28/2015

A dead whale washes ashore on Pacifica beach, May 5, 2015. (CBS)

Fifth Dead Whale In 3 Weeks Washes Ashore NorCal Beach

A whale carcass was found on a beach in Pacifica Tueday morning, making it the fifth dead whale to wash ashore a Northern California beach in three weeks.

05/05/2015

The Marine Mammal Center confirms the rescue of a California sea lion pup this morning in the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco. (Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Waddling Around San Francisco’s Marina District Safely Captured

A sea lion had a short stint waddling around San Francisco’s Marina neighborhood Thursday morning.

04/30/2015

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Mysterious Whale Deaths: 4 Carcasses Wash Ashore NorCal Beaches This Month

The trend of whales washing ashore continues, this time in Santa Cruz County. Lab officials are investigating the deaths of two gray whale carcasses that washed up this week.

04/24/2015

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Lost Sea Lion Pup Waddles Into Backseat Of Patrol Car Near Fort Bragg

Sheriff’s deputies rescued an unusually friendly sea lion pup found waddling along a dark Mendocino highway.

04/22/2015

A sick sea lion pup at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California on February 19, 2015. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

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.

02/19/2015

"Percevero," the sea lion pup was rescued by a pair of Good Samaritans and a National Park Ranger (Photo Credit: Matt Wallat)

‘Percervero’ The Sea Lion Pup Rescued Near Lake Merced In San Francisco

Crews from the Marine Mammal Center rescued a wayward sea lion pup Wednesday morning in San Francisco’s Lake Merced area.

02/11/2015

Sick sea lions at the Marine Mammal Center. (CBS)

Sick Sea Lion Pups Inundating Bay Area’s Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.

02/04/2015

A veterinarian takes a blood sample from a dead pygmy sprem whale at a beach near Abbott's Lagoon at Point Reyes National Seashore, January 9, 2015. (Marine Mammal Center)

Rare Pygmy Sperm Whale Dies After Washing Up At Point Reyes National Seashore

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.

01/09/2015

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

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