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A new treatment could save sea lions from a deadly algae (California, USA)

November 19th, 2015. A sea lion pokes his head out of the water and swivels it around like a periscope. Apparently liking what he sees, he flings himself over the pool’s concrete lip and onto dry land. 913 more words

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Piedras Blancas Elephant Seals

Just North of San Simeon, CA at the Southern end of Big Sur lies a beach that has recently become home to a group of Northern Elephant Seals. 396 more words


Dolphins, sea lions found dead on Mexico island

October 15th, 2015. Four sea lions, 11 sea turtles and 21 dolphins have mysteriously turned up dead on an island in northwestern Mexico, sparking an investigation, authorities said Thursday. 115 more words

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Interesting Seal Facts

Although there are 35 species of seals, only six types live in Antarctica: Antarctic Fur Seals, Crabeater Seals, Leopard Seals, Ross Seals, and Weddell Seals. However, these six species make up the majority of the world’s seal population. 287 more words

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Voices in the Sea

Learn all about baleen whales, dolphins, sperm whales, pinnipeds, beaked whales, belugas, narwhals and porpoises with this interactive website.


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Ontario introduces enhanced standards of care for marine mammals (Canada)

July 31st, 2015. Ontario is inviting the public to provide input on new proposed standards of care for marine mammals – such as orcas (killer whales), dolphins, beluga whales, sea lions and walruses – that will better meet their unique needs and ensure their overall health and well-being. 292 more words

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Curious cows help save seal pup stuck in mud after swept by tide into UK marshland

July 23rd, 2015 (Avianne Tan). A birdwatcher at Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire, U.K., says he didn’t find any birds through his telescope, but rather, a much more usual scene : about a dozen curious cows surrounding a seal pup stuck in mud. 351 more words

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