NEWPORT BEACH (CBS SF) — A sea lion was rescued after it wandered into a bar in Newport Beach last week.

Mike Glenn posted photos on Facebook of the sea lion at the entrance to the Beach Ball bar Tuesday.  A marine mammal rescue team picked up the likely starving sea lion shortly after the photos were taken.

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The rescue team guided it back into the water, according to the post.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a spike in stranded 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.

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