Sick sea lions reported on Southern California beachesAugust 23, 2022 GMT
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of sick sea lions have been spotted on a stretch of the Southern California coast this month.
The Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute said that since Aug.
Expert: Sea lions in video sparring, not chasing beachgoersJuly 12, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A TikTok video showing dozens of San Diego beachgoers running and jumping out of the way of two fast-moving sea lions has generated nearly 10 million views and sparked conversations about whether the mammals were going after people and reclaiming picturesque La Jolla Cove's narrow strip of sand.
Alaska tribe nominates Pribilof Islands area for sanctuaryJune 8, 2022 GMT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native tribe has nominated for consideration as a national marine sanctuary an area around the Pribilof Islands that supports Stellar sea lions, northern fur seals and other marine life.
Scientists link chemicals to cancer in California sea lionsJanuary 31, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists in California have determined the likely causes of a mysterious cancer that has killed sea lions for years include elements introduced to the ocean by humans...
Young sea lion recovers from shark bite, returns to oceanDecember 30, 2020 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A feisty young sea lion is back in the Northern California wild after five weeks of rehabilitation to treat a severe shark bite, domoic acid poisoning and malnutrition...
Rescued California sea lions now at Hawaii aquatic parkFebruary 27, 2020 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Two sea lions rescued off the coast of California are making their debut at a new home in a Hawaii aquatic park...
Rescue center: Wounded California sea lion euthanizedJanuary 8, 2020 GMT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California sea lion suffering from two pellet gun wounds had to be euthanized, a rescue group said Tuesday...
New plan targets salmon-eating sea lions in Columbia RiverAugust 30, 2019 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington border to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead, federal officials said Friday.
Baby sea lion rescued from busy California highwayApril 30, 2019 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A baby sea lion wandered onto a busy highway in South San Francisco Tuesday, stopping vehicles and alarming motorists before officials whisked it away...
Oregon begins killing sea lions after relocation failsJanuary 11, 2019 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have started killing California sea lions that threaten a fragile and unique type of trout in the Willamette River, a body of water that's miles inland from the coastal areas where the massive carnivorous aquatic mammals usually congregate to feed.
Species battle pits protected sea lions against fragile fishMarch 22, 2018 GMT
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below.
Freed from the cage that carried him to the ocean, the massive marine mammal shuffled into the surf, looked left, looked right and then started swimming north as a collective groan went up from wildlife officials who watched from the shore.
2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco BayDecember 15, 2017 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers Friday as officials try to determine the reason for the aggressive behavior...
Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pierMay 21, 2017 GMT
RICHMOND, British Columbia (AP) — A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast.
It happened Saturday in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb.