Marine Mammal Center
The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is reporting a higher-than-usual number of emaciated elephant seal pups.
Marin County’s Marine Mammal Center has been caring for a sea lion pup that was rescued from a dock on Alcatraz Island two weeks ago, spokesman Jim Oswald said.
With the arrival of the first harbor seal pup this spring to the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center, handlers there are reminding the public to steer clear of seal pups they see on the beach in a public education campaign called “Leave Seals Be”.
Three California sea lions were released back into the wild Tuesday after being nursed back to health by the Marine Mammal Center.
A 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.
A sea lion that crossed U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame on Saturday after being shot in the face had to be euthanized, a spokesman for the Marine Mammal Center said Wednesday.
A sea lion who was rescued after crossing U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame on Saturday is still recovering from the incident—as well as from an apparent gunshot wound.
A sea lion is being treated at the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County Saturday morning after crossing a highway in Burlingame, a spokesman for the center said.
A sea lion found stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek last week was euthanized Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at the Marin County rescue center where he was being treated.
A sea lion that was stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek and was rescued Thursday night is in critical but stable condition.