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