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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!

Harbor Seal Fiesta

Harbor Seal Success Story
Last updated: September 7, 2018

Harbor seal Fiesta was a patient at the Center earlier this year, rescued after facing harassment from humans and maternal abandonment. After successful rehabilitation and release, he was sighted in Monterey, happy and healthy.

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Hawaiian monk seal RK58 faced rejection from his mother

Ke Kai Ola Welcomes a New Patient
Last updated: August 8, 2018

The newest patient to arrive at Ke Kai Ola is a male monk seal pup that was transported from Kaua‘i after facing rejection from his mother.

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Dr. Claire Simeone’s TED Talk

Our Own TED Fellow
Last updated: August 7, 2018

Claire Simeone, veterinarian, conservationist and director of our hospital in Hawai‘i, calls for opening our minds to a new kind of learning: between humans and animals.

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Hawaiian monk seal pup Sole

Sole Comes to Ke Kai Ola
Last updated: July 20, 2018

A new Hawaiian monk seal patient recently arrived at Ke Kai Ola, our hospital and visitor center on the Big Island of Hawai‘i that is dedicated to this endangered species. The male pup was rescued on the remote Kalaupapa Peninsula on the island of Moloka‘i and brought to our hospital for care.

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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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