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  • Our Patients

24,000+ Animals Rescued To-Date

We care for patients 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and answer 10,000+ calls to our rescue hotline annually, thanks to support from people like you.

Current Patient Count

  • Sea lion icon 17
    Sea Lions
  • Elephant seal icon 5
    Elephant Seals
  • Harbor seal icon 1
    Harbor Seals
  • Fur seal icon
    Fur Seals
  • Hawaiian Monk Seal icon
    Hawaiian Monk Seals
  • Sea otter icon
    Sea Otters

Yes, I want to save a life!

Yes, I want to save a life!

You’ll be giving sick and injured animals the best possible care at the Center’s state-of-the-art hospital. With your gift today, you are giving a patient a second chance at life in the wild.

  • $35 You'll buy food for a hungry animal
  • $45 You'll provide life-saving medical care
  • $65 You'll make second chances possible

Recent Patients

southern sea otter Paddlewan


Southern Sea Otter — Male
northern fur seal Flappy


Northern Fur Seal — Female
southern sea otter Spinny


Southern Sea Otter — Male
California sea lion Katz


California Sea Lion — Female
Research Insight

Marine Mammal Health, Ocean Health and Human Health Are Linked

Our 24,000+ rescues reveal critical insights about the health of our ocean. The Center’s research scientists have been primary or contributing authors on hundreds of peer-reviewed articles on marine mammal health, generating research findings and scientific outputs at volumes similar to an academic research laboratory. See some of our recent publications:

marine mammal patients, current patients, released patients, deceased patients, patients on site, marine mammal center, endangered species, wildlife rescue, marine animal rescue