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Ask Us Anything About Whales

Curious about the world's largest marine mammals and the threats they face in a changing ocean environment? Want to know what it's like to study these mysterious giants and how you can help them?

Bring your questions to our interactive Q&A on July 18 with a whale expert from The Marine Mammal Center. RSVP now!

Researcher Bill Keener has spent decades monitoring whale, dolphin and porpoise populations in the San Francisco Bay and documenting their behavior. From marine mammal migration journeys to feeding behaviors to social interactions, Bill is ready to talk about it all.

Yes, I want to join the live Q&A!

humpback whale underwater
 Hawaiian monk seal Sole

Our Sausalito Hospital & Visitor Center is Open to the Public

Visit the world’s largest marine mammal hospital to see animal care experts providing life-saving care to patients so they can be released back to the wild. Tickets are free but must be booked online in advance. Reserve your spot today!

Ways to Give

Your support makes life-saving work possible. Our patients rely on the generosity of people like you. There are many different ways to make a gift today and help return marine mammals to a healthier ocean home.

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Adopt An Animal

northern fur seal Flappy


Northern Fur Seal — Female
southern sea otter Spinny


Southern Sea Otter — Male
California sea lion Katz


California Sea Lion — Female

The Marine Mammal Center In The News

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