Cute California sea lion pups

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Dead Sea Lions in Puget Sound - Again

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Washington wildlife officials say eight sea lions have been found dead in the Puget Sound region in recent weeks — all apparently shot. The bodies of seven sea lions with bullet wounds were recently found on the Nisqually River. On Monday, a sea lion was found dead on West Seattle’s Lincoln Park beach. KING says one of the Nisqually casualties was a Steller sea lion, protected under the Endangered Species Act. This has happened before.

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Sea Lions Shot Near Seattle

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The deaths are a violation of the Marine Mammals Act and, because it’s a protected species, the shooting death of a Steller sea lion also violates the federal Endangered Species Act. Tags: wildlife crime seattle marine animals sea lions This is in our own backyard. Total cowards. I hope they're caught because they could face a 50 thousand dollar fine.

Happy Ending for a Rescued Sea Lion

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SeaWorld Orlando welcomes twin sea lion pups

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Sea lions usually give birth to one pup, and twin pups are very rare in the animal world! On June 17, 2012, twin sea lions were born at SeaWorld Orlando. This is the first time twin sea lions have been born at the park.

Kill the Sea Lions Before They Kill Again!

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Let's pick the sea lions! Portland judge said Wednesday the Northwest states can kill hungry sea lions on the Columbia River. Judge Michael Mosman’s ruling means Washington, Oregon and Idaho can shoot or remove up to 85 sea lions next year. The group’s Sharon Young says fisheries managers are using the sea lions as scapegoats. Tags: salmon sea lions This is pretty frustrating.

Record Year for Sick Seals in San Pedro,CA

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Each one of the sleek, whiskered sea lions recovering at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro has its own story. Even though it has been a record year for sick harbor seals, sea lions and elephant seals, experts say it could get much worse. Tags: marine animals seals sea lions From the Contra Costa Times.

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The Calgary Zoo is under scrutiny for yet another animal death; Convicted dog fighter Michael Vick is welcomed back to Atlanta; New Zealand is being bombarded with international protests for what many consider to be a transition to “factory farming” in Mackenzie Country; Russia bemoans that fact that it hasn't matched the US in transforming sea lions into military weapons; and a German tourist is caught smuggling 44 lizards out of New Zealand in his underwear.

The Emotional Lives of Animals

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Sea lion mothers wail when watching their babies being eaten by killer whales. If she’d been left alone, she would have fallen prey to a lion or other predator. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience. by Marc Bekoff.