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Did you know that most California sea lion pups are born in June each year? That means there are lots of birthdays to celebrate this month!

We want to celebrate your birthday too! Simply share your birthday to get a 15% discount to our online gift store, valid until June 30, plus a birthday present on your special day.

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NPR Morning Edition: Hundreds of Seals and Sea Lions Are Treated Each Year at The Marine Mammal Center

August 18, 2023
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Heard on NPR's Morning Edition: August 18, 2023

About two miles from the beach in Bodega Bay, California, there's a small island where sea lions stop to rest. Despite the distance, I can hear the animals barking faintly.

Looking through a pair of binoculars – I pick out wiggling, cigar-shaped smudges along the lower parts of Bodega Rock.

Dozens and dozens of sea lions – all different shades of brown, tan and beige.

What could all that barking mean?

Watch California sea lions Quly and Togozees return to their ocean home

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

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