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.READ MORE: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
The rescue team guided it back into the water, according to the post.READ MORE: COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International Airport
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.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1