Sea Lion Pups

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California Scientists Use Stricken Sea Mammal Samples To Create ‘Disease Map’ Of Coast

California marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.

01/05/2014

Malnourished sea lion pups recover at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur on April 9, 2013 in San Pedro, California. Sickly emaciated sea lion pups have been turning up on California's coastline in unusually high numbers since January - with live strandings nearly three times higher than the historical average.  (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Board Of Supervisors Approves $7,000 Grant To Care For Stricken California Sea Lion Pups

A $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.

05/14/2013

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NOAA Assembles Team To Investigate Ailing Sea Lion Pups

Radiation 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.

04/06/2013

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Marine Mammal Center Declares State Of Emergency For Sea Lion Pups

A 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.

03/12/2013

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Record Number Of Sea Lion Pups Turning Up Sick, Malnourished

A local sanctuary for marine mammals has been inundated with an unusually high number of malnourished sea lion pups this winter.

02/11/2013

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