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Five Alternatives To Zoos In California

These five alternative zoos offer a humane alternative to the normal zoo experience for the whole family.

06/20/2014

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

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

Bay Area Beachgoers Warned To Stay Away From Harbor Pup Seals

As Harbor pup seals are now being born on Bay Area beaches, beachgoers are reminded to stay away from newborn pups even if they are concerned that the pup may be orphaned, officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

04/08/2014

Baby fur seals

Point Reyes National Seashore Areas To Be Closed For Seal Pupping Season

Annual closures of areas of the Point Reyes National Seashore will be in effect to keep beachgoers from interacting with seal pups during pupping season.

02/27/2014

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Campaign Urges Bay Area Beachgoers To ‘Leave Seals Be’

During pupping season the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center is helping abandoned and sick elephant and harbor seal pups with a “Leave Seals Be” campaign, according to center officials.

03/15/2013

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Public Warned To Stay Away From Seal Pups

Beachgoers are being advised not to interact with seal pups since contact could cause harm to the animal.

CBS San Francisco–02/28/2011

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