Three California sea lions and an elephant seal who were exposed to an oil spill near Santa Barbara in May have been returned to the wild.
Seventeen sea lions injured and sickened by too much chlorine at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center were victims of an accident, not a criminal attack as was initially suspected, police said Thursday.
More than a dozen sea lions injured in a chlorine attack at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center were released back into the ocean in Laguna Beach Tuesday.
Police continue to search Wednesday for the person responsible for poisoning more than a dozen sea lions at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach.
Laguna Beach police detectivessay a suspect trespassed onto the property of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center and introduced a large amount of chlorine into the water filtration system between 8 p.m. April 27 and 6 a.m. April 28.
A statewide initiative to protect sick and stranded sea lions along the coast has become one local woman’s personal crusade.
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMCC) sought the public’s help Friday during a massive influx of sea lion rescues in coastal communities.
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 marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.
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.
The deaths of four dolphins and four sea lions found on a Southern California beach are likely linked to a natural neurotoxin called domoic acid.
Marine animal experts say dolphins and sea lions that have died along the Southern California coast in recent weeks may be victims of a deadly neurotoxin produced by a seasonal algae bloom.