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Harbor Seal Aquapup

Superheroes Take Action!
Last updated: March 20, 2019

Thanks to members of the public who call our 24-hour hotline (415-289-SEAL), this harbor seal pup named Aquapup was rescued at Moonstone Beach in San Luis Obispo County.

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Elephant seal Boyett

It's Pupping Season!
Last updated: March 1, 2019

The first elephant seal pups of the season are starting to arrive at the Center and the sound of elephant seal cackles fills the air. Boyett and Barker still had their black coat when rescued, a sign that they were too young to survive on their own.

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Patient of the Year 2018

Patient of the Year!
Last updated: February 6, 2019

Your votes have all been tabulated and the results are in. It was a close race between eight amazing patients, but your voice has been heard now. Find out who the winner is!

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Guadalupe Fur Seal Snaggle

Snaggle is now Free!
Last updated: January 9, 2019

This young Guadalupe fur seal was found entangled in fishing gear on a beach in Marin County. He was rescued by The Marine Mammal Center, disentangled, and released back to the ocean.

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Whale disentanglement training

Humpback Whale Freed From Deadly Entanglement
Last updated: November 20, 2018

A juvenile humpback whale was freed from entanglement in fishing gear off the coast of Eureka, California. This was accomplished through a collaborative effort by trained responders, including a team from The Marine Mammal Center.

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Steller Sea Lion Choco

A Steller Success Story
Last updated: October 31, 2018

Meet Choco, a Steller sea lion pup that was less than a month old when he was rescued on the coast of Northern California. Now he’s learning how to be a wild sea lion at The Marine Mammal Center so he can be released back to the ocean.

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