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Welcome to our Latest News Page, where you can preview the most recent stories and activities at The Marine Mammal Center!

Snouty, an entangled sea lion

Ocean Trash Can Be Ugly
Last updated: July 18, 2014

Snouty has to endure an ugly entanglement for several months before rescuers from The Marine Mammal Center were able to rescue him. The deep wounds caused by the debris embedded in his snout are now starting to heal.


Chad, sea lion

Chad - A Sea Lion that Shows the Severity of Hunger
Last updated: July 14, 2014

Like many sea lion pups we are seeing at the Center this year, Chad is starving. Changing food stocks are causing pups to be weaned sooner than usual, leaving many of them malnourished and searching for food.


Hawaiian Monk Seal Ikaika

First Patients Arrive at the Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital
Last updated: July 10, 2014

The Marine Mammal Center's new Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital welcomed its first patients this week, as four young seals from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands were brought in.


Reception for guests from Chile

A Global Outlook
Last updated: June 30, 2014

The Marine Mammal Center welcomed a group of guests from Chile at a reception that included visitors from Sausalito's sister city Viña del Mar.


Pickles is rescued at PIER 39

Entangled Sea Lion at PIER 39 Gets a Second Chance
Last updated: June 19, 2014

Pickles is a California sea lion that was rescued at PIER 39 with deeply entangled fishing line slowly strangling him. Watch a video of the dramatic rescue!


Elephant seal vocalizing

Who's Making All that Racket?
Last updated: May 14, 2014

Visitors to The Marine Mammal Center these days will hear a lot of commotion. Find out what all the noise is about!


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