Orphaned Seal Pups Fill Animal Center After Human Contact Scares Off MothersMarine wildlife rescuers say they are being inundated with orphaned seal pups, many of them abandoned by their mothers because of the actions of people on the beach.
Ship Strikes Blamed In 2 Gray Whale Deaths In Bay Area This Month, Suspected In 3rdA gray whale which washed up dead on a beach in Pacifica earlier this week was killed by blunt force trauma attributed to a ship strike, according to researchers - the second such confirmed incident in the Bay Area this month.
Gray Whale Washed Up On Rodeo Shoreline Died Of MalnutritionScientists with the Marine Mammal Center said Wednesday that the gray whale that washed up on the Rodeo shoreline in unincorporated Contra Costa County last week died of severe malnutrition, but due to decomposition they’ve been unable to pinpoint its underlying cause.
Quick-Thinking Girl Helps Rescue Lost Baby Elephant Seal At Pacifica BeachBeachgoers were surprised when a baby elephant seal rolled onto the shore in Pacifica Saturday afternoon. Luckily, it was quickly rescued thanks to 10-year-old Athena and her mom.
Blind Sea Lion at San Francisco Zoo DiesThe well-loved sea lion, named Silent Knight, had been receiving cancer treatments but an exact cause of death is unknown, zoo officials said.
2 Gray Whales Found Dead in San Francisco BayMarine experts say two dead gray whales were found in the San Francisco Bay this week and that one of them died from severe malnutrition.
VIDEO: Wayward Elephant Seal Herded Off Central Coast FreewayIt's pupping season along the California coast -- a time when massive marine mammals get themselves in all kinds of unusual predicaments.
Stranded Sea Lion Rescued From East Bay Shoreline Released Into WildA disoriented sea lion discovered Saturday evening stranded in brush along a stretch of East Bay shoreline was in good condition and later released, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said Monday.
Deadly Disease Outbreak Threatening Bay Area Sea LionsA major outbreak of a deadly disease has sickened more than 200 seas lions along the Northern California coast
Second Endangered Whale Washes Up On Bay Area BeachThe carcass of an endangered fin whale, the second in a week, has washed up on a Northern California beach.
2 Dead Whales Found In Bay Area Died From Human-Related CausesTwo whales that washed up in the Bay Area last week died to due to human-related causes, Marine Mammal Center officials said Wednesday.
Seal Pups Separated From Mothers Crowd Sausalito Rescue CenterDozens of seal pups separated from their mothers in powerful surf during late winter storms in the North Bay are getting help.
Young Gray Whale Found on Angel Island Likely Died of MalnutritionA gray whale that washed ashore Thursday on Angel Island probably died of malnutrition, according to the Marine Mammal Center.
Injured Sea Lion Discovered At San Francisco's Aquatic ParkGood Samaritans and wildlife rescue workers attempted to come to the aid of an injured sea lion Wednesday after it was discovered floundering in the waters of San Francisco's Aquatic Park.
Video: Sea Otter Released from Rehab in Half Moon BayYankee Doodle had been treated for a number of illnesses at the Marine Mammal Center. He is the second sea otter there to be treated and released in a one-month span.