Marine Mammal Center

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

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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