Marine Crisis: Over 1,200 Sick Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches A record number of sick sea lion pups have been found stranded on the beaches of Southern California, with an unprecedented 1,200 washing up in 2015 so far alone.
California Scientists Use Stricken Sea Mammal Samples To Create 'Disease Map' Of CoastCalifornia marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.
Board Of Supervisors Approves $7,000 Grant To Care For Stricken California Sea Lion PupsA $7,000 grant to care for local sea lion pups, that have been found severely dehydrated an malnourished, has been approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
NOAA Assembles Team To Investigate Ailing Sea Lion PupsRadiation from Japan’s nuclear disaster is being looked at as one possible cause for what some experts are declaring an "unusual mortality event" after hundreds of ailing sea lion pups washed ashore in Southern California.
Marine Mammal Center Declares State Of Emergency For Sea Lion PupsA Southern California marine life rescue group has seen such an enormous increase in the number of gravely dehydrated and malnourished sea lion pups this season that it is being called an epidemic.
Record Number Of Sea Lion Pups Turning Up Sick, MalnourishedA local sanctuary for marine mammals has been inundated with an unusually high number of malnourished sea lion pups this winter.