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A dolphin spotted in San Francisco Bay (CBS)

Dolphin Found Swimming In Circles In South San Francisco Slough

CBS 5’s Ken Bastida confirms that the animal is not trapped, and could leave the wide slough if he wants. Experts from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito came down Wednesday and said the behavior is not uncommon.

07/11/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Elusive Tangled Whale Freed Of Fishnets Off Sonoma Coast

A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.

05/04/2012

Photo Credit: parks.ca.gov/

Bragging Rites: Best Scenic Drives near San Francisco

San Franciscans have much to brag about: cordial temperatures, diverse culture and fabulous views from so many vantage points around the city. This is the north, south, east and west of it, short on miles, but big on beauty.

04/28/2012

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

Sharp Rise In Starving California Seal Pups Reported

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is reporting a higher-than-usual number of emaciated elephant seal pups.

04/17/2012

A sea lion pup named Al Catraz recovering at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (CBS)

Sea Lion Pup Rescued From Alcatraz Recovering In Marin County

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.

04/06/2012

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Marine Mammal Center Caring For First Seal Pup Of The Season

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”.

03/15/2012

A male sea lion is the 10,000th rescued by the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (Marine Mammal Center)

Healthy Sea Lions Released Back Into The Pacific

Three California sea lions were released back into the wild Tuesday after being nursed back to health by the Marine Mammal Center.

12/06/2011

A dead Orca killer whale on a beach. (File photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Orca Found Dead On Marin County Beach

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.

11/28/2011

This injured sea lion was rescued after crossing both the north, and southbound lanes of Highway 101 in Burlingame.

Shot Sea Lion Found On Burlingame Freeway Euthanized

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.

10/05/2011

This injured sea lion was rescued after crossing both the north, and southbound lanes of Highway 101 in Burlingame.

Sea Lion Found Crossing 101 Treated For Bullet Wound

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.

10/03/2011

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