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Saving Pickles, the Sea Lion

Pickles, the sea lion. Photo: Alyssa Rickman, The Marine Mammal Center

Pickles, the sea lion. Photo: Alyssa Rickman, The Marine Mammal Center

One of the big tourist attractions in San Francisco is Pier 39 – and that is mainly because of the sea lions.

“When a sea lion was spotted at PIER 39 with monofilament fishing line wrapped around his neck, The Marine Mammal Center launched a daring rescue mission to save him.”

You can read more about the rescue of Pickles from the fishing line at
http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/about-us/News-Room/2014-news-archives/pickles.html

You can read more about sea lions at
http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/education/marine-mammal-information/pinnipeds/california-sea-lion/#.U6RlWhb-rwI

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