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First Pups 2017

Here Come the Pups!
Last updated: February 3, 2017

After a record year of elephant seal rescues in 2016, our first elephant seal pups of 2017 have arrived, still wearing the black coats of newborn pups. This is a great time to visit the Center, because these little babies are making a lot of noise!

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Patient of the Year 2016

Choose Your Favorite Patient of the Year for 2016!
Last updated: January 12, 2017

Six candidates have been nominated for Patient of the Year for 2016—vote for your favorite pinniped before January 31. We’ll announce the winner in our February e-newsletter.

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CSL Laverne

Laverne Goes Home
Last updated: January 12, 2017

California sea lion Laverne faced a long recovery at the Center, but with the help of a new eye gel treatment, her painful cataract was treated and she was released back to her ocean home.

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Guadalupe Fur Seals

Guadalupe Fur Seals and the Lessons They Teach Us
Last updated: November 10, 2016

For the second year in row, larger than usual numbers of Guadalupe fur seals have stranded on the beaches of California. Many of them have been nursed back to health at the Center and released back to their ocean home. Tracking devices placed on them are now providing our researchers with valuable information about their behavior and migration patterns. 

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Hawaiian monk seal Mea Ola gets an X-ray

New Patients Arrive at Ke Kai Ola
Last updated: October 7, 2016

Four new Hawaiian monk seal patients, including a five-year old adult named Mea Ola, have arrived at at our hospital in Hawaii.

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Harbor Seal Enrichment

Harbor seals at play
Last updated: June 8, 2016

Karli Chudeau, a researcher at The Marine Mammal Center, is conducting a project to analyze how enrichment "toys" can be used to improve and hasten harbor seal rehabilitation.

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