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The Bold Italic: I Went BTS at the World’s Largest Marine Mammal Hospital

June 2, 2022

The Marine Mammal Center, which is just eleven miles from downtown San Francisco, reopens to the public on June 3rd

Published in The Bold Italic: June 2, 2022

In any given year, The Marine Mammal Center could see up to 1,600 patients come in and out of their 2000 Bunker Road address in Sausalito, California. Perched in the Marin Headlands, overlooking both Rodeo Cove and Rodeo Lagoon, the animal hospital has a serene, almost meditative quality to it; you can feel the cool marine breeze tickle your uncovered flesh while admiring the center’s unique outdoor mural, for example.

But that stillness can be cut short when the young sea mammals at the facility decide to emit a sound one can only describe as part velociraptor with notes of a crying human child.

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Adam Ratner