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Sean Bogle © The Marine Mammal Center.

Hoppie, The Sea Lion Rescued From A Modesto Almond Orchard, Released Into Wild

Hoppie, who spent about five weeks receiving much-need nourishment and recovering from sores at the mammal center, drew media attention last month when workers discovered him hopping through Mape’s Ranch orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.


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Oyster Farmer Says He Sued Feds Over Eviction

he owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s eviction of his family-run business from a national park.