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Hawaiian monk seal pup rescued

Meet the New Patients at Ke Kai Ola
Last updated: June 23, 2017

Two more Hawaiian monk seal pups, named Awa`puhi and Mililani, have been rescued in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and brought to our hospital at Ke Kai Ola for rehabiltation. This follows the release of four patients from last year that are now thriving back in their ocean home.


Facebook Live: Watch an Elephant Seal Pup Feeding!

Watch an Elephant Seal Pup Feeding!
Last updated: May 19, 2017

Listen to the wild howls and cackles of the more than 140 animals that are onsite right now as you watch this exciting video. It’s peak pupping season and our pups are hungry for another meal! See firsthand what it’s like to go through more than 1,000 pounds of fish a day feeding a bunch of hungry pups?

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Virtual Tour of Ke Kai Ola

Take a Virtual Tour of Ke Kai Ola
Last updated: May 12, 2017

Meet the educators and veterinary experts at our hospital for Hawaiian monk seals on the island of Hawai`i and learn about the four patients that will soon be released back to their ocean home.

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Harbor Seal Percy

Harbor Seal Orphans are Coming in to the Center
Last updated: April 10, 2017

It's pupping season on the beaches of California and The Marine Mammal Center has rescued a number of harbor seal pups that have become separated from their mothers.


Rudy Miramontes

Rudy Miramontes Learns How to Eat Fish
Last updated: March 30, 2017

Rudy Miramontes is a starving Guadalupe fur seal that is getting fish milkshakes until she learns how to eat whole fish. She is a stubborn little fur seal.


Facebook Live: Watch a Pup Feeding!

Watch a Pup Feeding!
Last updated: March 8, 2017

The Marine Mammal Center premiered a Facebook Live event last week, allowing viewers to get an up-close look at an elephant-seal pup feeding, narrated by our veterinary experts Dr. Claire Simeone and Dr. Cara Field.

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