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CSL Crisis

California Sea Lion Crisis
Last updated: February 19, 2015

For the third year in a row, unusual numbers of sea lion pups are washing up on California shores. This year, they are stranding earlier than ever before.


Patient of the Year 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Patient of the Year for 2014!
Last updated: February 5, 2015

The polls have closed and the results are in! Find out which one of our six pinniped candidates was voted by you as Patient of the Year for 2014.

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Harbor seal pup Yule

Meet Yule: Our First Harbor Seal Pup of 2015
Last updated: January 23, 2015

Pupping season has started early at The Marine Mammal Center, with our first harbor seal pup admitted a few days after the new year’s arrival.


Fezziwig Goes Home

Finishing Off 2014 on a High Note
Last updated: January 2, 2015

On one of the last days of 2014, California sea lion Pauly returned to his ocean home. It was a nice way to end a year that has been very challenging for marine mammals.


Steller sea lion pup Leo

Steller Sea Lion Pup Leo Finds a Home for the Holidays
Last updated: January 15, 2014

An orphaned Steller sea lion pup rescued in Washington state is transported to The Marine Mammal Center for care until he’s old enough to survive on his own.


Sterling Archer release

Tracking a Rare Guadalupe Fur Seal
Last updated: December 2, 2014

Meet Sterling Archer, a rare Guadalupe fur seal that was treated at the Center earlier this year for domoic acid toxicity. Thanks to a satellite tag on her back, we are now able to learn more about the movements of this little-understood species.


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