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.
A sea lion pup is recovering after being found wandering over 100 miles inland, officials say.
Even though the salmon are literally jumping out of the American River, fishermen aren’t faring well as sea lions are enjoying the feast.
A rehabilitated California sea lion was given a Christmas Eve send-off when he was released back to the ocean Monday in Marin County, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.
Veterinarians caring for a sea lion that was rescued after waddling onto a busy Northern California highway over the weekend say the animal suffered a gunshot wound.
A sea lion discovered with a gunshot wound to the face on a Sausalito beach has found a home at the San Francisco Zoo.
A sea lion that was found shot in the face on a Sausalito beach is blind and will not be able to return to the wild.
Authorities say a sea lion that was rescued after stranding itself for the third time this year will be euthanized because she has extreme brain damage and can’t survive either in captivity or the wild.
A sea lion that seems to be making a habit of stranding itself on dry land is being cared for at an animal rescue center after being rescued for the third time this year.