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 The Center in the News 2015

February 21, 2015

Marin IJ
Marin’s Marine Mammal Center comes to aid of sea lion pups as strandings surge

The Marine Mammal Center high above Rodeo Beach in the Marin Headlands is much busier than it usually is this time of year because of an unprecedented influx of emaciated sea lions pups that are stranding up and down the California coast.

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February 19, 2015

CBS
Rising Ocean Temperatures The Likely Cause For More Than 100 Sea Lions Pups Needing Care At Marine Mammal Center In Sausalito

The Marine Mammal Center is facing a crisis, with a huge influx of sick sea lion pups coming in to the facility in the last few weeks.

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February 18, 2015

Time
Why Hundreds of Starving Sea Lion Pups Are Washing Up in California

It's getting so bad that many rescue networks are at capacity. There are now so many young sea lions being stranded on the West Coast that federal officials say they can’t keep up.

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February 12, 2015

Toronto Globe and Mail
Sea lion pup recovering after rescue from busy San Francisco highway

Wildlife officials in California were nursing an emaciated sea lion pup back to health on Thursday, a day after it was found beside a busy highway in San Francisco more than 300 metres from the ocean.

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February 12, 2015

Los Angeles Times
Emaciated sea lion rescued in San Francisco; record numbers wash up in California

A young, emaciated sea lion was rescued in San Francisco after crossing a road in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

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February 11, 2015

National Geographic
Mysterious Sea Lion Die-Off Strikes Again on California Coast

Starving young sea lions are washing up on beaches for the third year in a row.

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February 11, 2015

SFGate
Young sea lion found on Skyline Boulevard in S.F.

An emaciated sea lion yearling was rescued Wednesday on the side of Skyline Boulevard in San Francisco, more than 1,000 feet from the ocean, authorities said.

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February 11, 2015

ABC7 News
Young Sea Lion Rescued From Beneath Car Near Lake Merced

A young sea lion is recuperating Wednesday afternoon from his rather long and mysterious trek earlier in the day.

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February 11, 2015

NBC Bay Area
Sea Lion Pup Rescued From Roadway Near Fort Funston

A silky brown California sea lion pup was rescued Wednesday morning after being found on the side of the road near Fort Funston in San Francisco.

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February 11, 2015

KTVU Fox 2
Sea lion pup rescued from roadway near Fort Funston

The prognosis is good for a year old sea lion pup that survived near starvation and a desperate search for food that brought the animal nearly a quarter mile into San Francisco.

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February 6, 2015

San Jose Mercury News
Emaciated sea lions found in increasing numbers on California coastline

More than 100 sea lion pups have turned up emaciated on a 600-mile stretch of California beaches this birthing season and marine mammal researchers don't know why.

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January 6, 2015

Marin Independent Journal
Marine Mammal Center sees busy 2014, heads into its 40th year

The Marine Mammal Center just finished a busy 2014 and now readies itself to head into its 40th year of helping to save marine life up and down the coast.

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