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See the Gray Whale Migration and Help Save a Life

Gray whales can be seen passing by California between mid-February and early May on their journey north to the Arctic, a region that is richer in their food sources. 

Learn how to spot whales from the California coast and what you can do to help whale conservation efforts.

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gray whale breaching with sunrise in background
two humpback whales surfacing under the Golden Gate Bridge

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 Reina

Reina

Northern Fur Seal — Female
Released
northern elephant seal Shrub with enrichment items including fake kelp and a red buoy

Shrub

Northern Elephant Seal — Female
Released
California sea lion Mayhem

Mayhem

California Sea Lion — Male
Released

The Marine Mammal Center In The News

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