Marine Mammal Center: Fur Seals & Animal Hospital Tours | Sausalito
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Marine Mammal Center | 2000 Bunker Road, Sausalito, CA 94965
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Sunday, May 12, 2019
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
This month we celebrate the work taking place to help save endangered and threatened marine mammals found along the California coast and Pacific Ocean, including the threatened Guadalupe fur seals, Southern sea otter, the rarest seal in the United States, the Hawaiian monk seal. Docent-led tours will take you around the hospital showcasing some of the patients we are caring for and how our veterinarians are getting them better. Classroom presentations will feature interactive activities and multimedia showcasing the amazing adaptations and diversity amongst some of the rarest marine mammals and the efforts of the Center to keep them alive.
- FREE Classroom Programs: Back from the Brink: Saving Species – 12 PM and 2 PM (1 hour sessions)Come learn about the efforts of The Marine Mammal to save endangered and threatened marine mammals. Learn about the threatened Guadalupe fur seals currently at the hospital, the rarest seal in the United States, the Hawaiian monk seal, and the most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita. A great complement to the docent-led tour!
- Docent-led Tours* – 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM Learn fascinating facts about seals and sea lions from our education experts while seeing exhibits and patient viewing areas. (*Small fee applies, it helps our patients!).
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