Marin Study Reveals Cancer Killing California Sea Lions Is Caused By STDFor decades, sea lions along the West Coast have been plagued by a lethal form of cancer. Now, Marin researchers have determined the cause of the disease and how it holds both promise, and shame, for mankind.
Wayward Sea Lion Pup Rescued Near Bay Bridge Toll Plaza RecoveringA sea lion pup is recuperating after he was rescued off the roadway near the Bay Bridge toll plaza earlier this week.
Decades-Old Pollution Linked to Cancer in California Sea LionsA team of marine mammal pathology experts examining two decades of data have determined the likely causes of a mysterious cancer killing sea lions include DDT and other legacy toxins dumped into the sea years ago.
Injured Sea Lion Makes 'Miraculous Recovery' From Shark Bite, Returns To OceanA California sea lion that made a "miraculous recovery" from a shark bite injury and domoic acid poisoning was able to return to his ocean home last week, according to officials with the Marine Mammal Center.
Sea Lion Recovering After Rescue From Corte Madera Car DealershipA California sea lion is recuperating at the Marine Mammal Center after being found in the parking lot of a car dealership in Corte Madera last week, center officials said Thursday.
Marine Mammal Center Biologists Concerned Over Spate Of Bay Area Animal EntanglementsLocal marine biology experts expressed concern this week over a spate of life-threatening marine mammal entanglements in ocean garbage and fishing gear along the California coast.
Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Baker Beach In San FranciscoA dead humpback whale washed ashore in San Francisco Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Baby Fur Seal Spotted, Rescued In Redwood City Parking GarageA baby fur seal was spotted in the Peninsula and rescued by firefighters on Sunday morning.
Scientists: Whale Foraging For Fish Near Alameda For A Week Is UnhealthyA humpback whale that has been circling the waters near Alameda for a week appears to be unhealthy, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said Monday.
Dead Whale Washes Onto Point Reyes National SeashoreAuthorities say a dead whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to at least 11 dead whales found in the area since March.
Whale Found Stranded In Rodeo Died Of MalnutritionA gray whale that was stranded in Rodeo last week died as a result of malnutrition, according to scientists at the Marine Mammal Center.