Sea Lions

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

NOAA Says Warmer Pacific Could Be Behind Starving Sea Lion Pups, Warns Of Less Productive Ocean

Starving sea lion pups and seabirds up and down the West Coast this year may be part of a large-scale shift of the Pacific Ocean to warmer and less productive conditions, according to a new federal fisheries report.

03/17/2015

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups On California Beaches Spiking To New High

Federal scientists say the number of sea lion pups stranded on California beaches is spiking and is now higher than the total for all of 2013, the last time large numbers of pups starved.

03/16/2015

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

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

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

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Mostly Free — Week Of September 8th-September 14th

Feeding sea lions, tarot readings, and butterflies top this week’s 15 things to do, mostly free!

09/08/2014

Sea lions return to San Francisco's Pier 39 on Fisherman's Wharf (photo by Curtis Kim)

Weeks After Disappearing, Sea Lions Return To Pier 39

After going missing for several weeks, the famed sea lions that make their home on San Francisco’s Pier 39 have returned.

08/08/2014

Pier 39 Sea Lions by Cindy Warner

Sea Lions Gone From San Francisco Pier 39, Possibly To Mate

The sea lions have been a part of San Francisco’s Pier 39 for decades and are among the Bay Area’s most famous tourist attractions. But now, the sea creatures have disappeared.

06/27/2014

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

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

Pier 39’s Sea Lions Focus Of New Nature Center

The sea lions’ occupation of Pier 39’s docks now enters its 24th year of delighting tourists and frustrating fisherman, as marked by a ceremony today centered on a new Sea Lion Center.

01/20/2014

Pier 39 Sea Lions by Cindy Warner

Man Jumps In Water With Sea Lions At San Francisco’s Pier 39

Fire crews rescued a man at San Francisco’s Pier 39 Thursday after he jumped into the water near the tourist attraction’s famous sea lions.

06/06/2013

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