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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!

An aerial view of the oil spill near Santa Barbara.

Sending Help to Santa Barbara
Last updated: May 28, 2015

The Center has been called to action by the Oiled Wildlife Care Network to assist in the response to the Refugio Incident oil spill.


CSL Rubbish

Rubbish the Sea Lion is Now Off the Streets of San Francisco
Last updated: May 6, 2015

After stranding himself and wandering through the Marina District, Rubbish is now rehabilitating at The Marine Mammal Center.


Why Do We Rescue?

Why Do We Rescue Marine Mammals?
Last updated: April 30, 2015

There are many reasons we rescue marine mammals and now as we deal with a record number of patients, it is a good time to examine some of those reasons.


Leo is released

A Steller Release: Orphaned Pup Returns Home
Last updated: April 20, 2015

After five months of care at The Marine Mammal Center, Steller sea lion pup Leo returns to the waters of Washington state.


Meleana and Pua are released

Meleana and Pua are Back Home
Last updated: April 2, 2015

Hawaiian monk seals Meleana and Pua are now back in the wild ocean, after spending six months in the care of The Marine Mammal Center at the Ke Kai Ola hospital in Kailua-Kona.


Percevero is released

Percevero Finds His Way Home
Last updated: March 30, 2015

After wandering up onto a busy highway, Percevero was rescued and treated at The Marine Mammal Center. Now he has been released back to the ocean.


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