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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.


Patient of the Year 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Patient of the Year for 2014!
Last updated: January 7, 2015

The polls are open and six pinniped candidates are in the running, all of which have some amazing stories. Choose your favorite - results will be posted on the website at the end of January and in the February E-Newsletter.

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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.


California sea lion Orchard

The Sea Lion That Couldn't Catch His Breath
Last updated: November 19, 2014

Orchard was having trouble breathing when he was rescued. Our experts recognized that he had a rare condition and treated it with a simple procedure, saving his life.


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