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Marin Independent Journal: Marine Mammal Center Service Launches Live-Streamed Releases of Rehabilitated Wildlife

December 1, 2022

Get notices whenever The Marine Mammal Center sets free a healthy critter from Point Reyes

Published in Marin Independent Journal: December 1, 2022

A new service from The Marine Mammal Center is broadcasting live-streamed releases of seal and sea lion patients nursed back to health.

The service is offered through a partnership with Webcams for Coastal Observations and Operational Support (WebCOOS), a consortium of video cameras around the country affiliated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Viewers can text RELEASE to 65179. When the Center is about to return a patient to the ocean at Point Reyes National Seashore, the service sends a notification (as well as other messages about their work). The releases can be viewed at

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