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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

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

Pier 39′s Playful Sea Lions To Be Celebrated At Grand Opening

Aquarium of the Bay is inviting the public to the grand opening of the Sea Lion Center…

01/17/2014

UCSC officials said Ronan is the first non-human mammal convincingly shown to be able to keep the beat. (UCSC/CBS)

Santa Cruz Sea Lion Is First Ever Trained To Keep A Beat

Scientists at a UC Santa Cruz lab trained the sea lion – named Ronan – to bob her head in time with rhythmic sounds. They then showed that she could transfer this skill to tempos and music she hadn’t heard before.

04/02/2013

Keekee the Sea Lion was released near Marin.  (CBS)

Sea Lion Released Into Ocean Near Marin After Rescue, Rehabilitation

A rehabilitated California sea lion was given a Christmas Eve send-off when he was released back to the ocean Monday in Marin County, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.

12/26/2012

A sea lion tangled in fishing line was rescued off San Francisco's Pier 39 on October 9, 2012. (CBS)

Sea Lion Found Entangled At Pier 39 Returned To Ocean

A sea lion that was rescued from San Francisco’s Pier 39 after being found entangled in plastic last week is safe at sea Thursday afternoon, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.

10/19/2012

A sea lion tangled in fishing line was rescued off San Francisco's Pier 39 on October 9, 2012. (CBS)

1 Of 2 Entangled Sea Lions Rescued At SF’s Pier 39

A rescue crew has captured one of two sea lions that were spotted entangled in debris at San Francisco’s Pier 39 Tuesday, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.

10/09/2012

Whirlybird, the sea lion blinded by metal fragments from a gunshot. (Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Blinded By Gunshot Wound Recovering In Sausalito

A California sea lion blinded by a gunshot wound was recovering at Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center six weeks after it was found in Santa Cruz.

08/14/2012

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

Sea Lion Found Starving Near Alcatraz To Be Released

The pup, named Al Catraz after the island, was found on March 21, malnourished and in a dangerous spot near a busy commuter ferry crossing, according to Marine Mammal Center officials.

04/30/2012

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

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