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Sea Otter Langley and MBA Otter

A Sea Otter Orphan
Last updated: July 6, 2018

Langly is a young sea otter pup that was rescued by the Center after her mother suffered from a fatal shark bite. The newly arrived orphan is now under the care of the Center's veterinarians and volunteers. And she has a companion, another sea otter patient that needs a name. Find out how you can help! 

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HMS Mea Ola

Seven Success Stories
Last updated: July 5, 2018

Seven previous patients of The Marine Mammal Center’s Hawaiian monk seal hospital, Ke Kai Ola, have recently been spotted by NOAA researchers in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

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Steller Sea Lion Smores

A Steller Story
Last updated: May 9, 2018

Smores, a Steller sea lion that was found on a northern California beach as a young pup, spent four months at The Marine Mammal Center learning how to be a sea lion. Now she is back home in the ocean.

Read Smore's story and watch a video of her release >>


Silo pipes

Sentinels of the Sea: Going Underground
Last updated: March 20, 2018

Listen to the third episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast series. This episode takes a behind-the-scenes look at the intricate web of underground systems that keep the world's largest marine mammal hospital running at full strength.

Listen to the podcast! >>


Whale necropsy

Sentinels of the Sea: Whale Autopsy
Last updated: March 6, 2018

Listen to the second episode of the Sentinels of the Sea podcast series. This episode takes a deep dive into the Center’s research aimed at better understanding whales—and our ocean—through autopsy.

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Duzzy, sea lion, marine mammal center

Sentinels of the Sea: Sea Lion Cancer
Last updated: February 27, 2018

Listen to the first episode of the new Sentinels of the Sea podcast series. This episode focuses on cancer in sea lions and the research being carried out by The Marine Mammal Center to determine why sea lions have one of the highest rates of cancer of any species on earth, including humans.

Listen to the podcast! >>


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