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Images of Rescued Seals and Sea Lions

Elephant seals

elephant seals

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., runs a clinic that rescues sick, injured and orphaned seals, sea lions and other marine mammals.

Hawaiian monk seal hospital

hawaiian monk seal hospital

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

The Marine Mammal Center is building a hospital for Hawaiian monk seals in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Hawaiian monk seal

midway atoll images, papahanaumokuakea

(Image credit: Bonnie L. Campbell | USFWS)

Hawaiian monk seals are the most endangered species in the pinniped group (containing seals, sea lions and walruses).

Elephant seal release

elephant seals

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

Workers at The Marine Mammal Center release elephant seals after treatment.

Harbor seal feeding

harbor seals

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

Workers administer food to a baby harbor seal.

Observation deck

seal observation deck

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

Visitors can view the seals from The Marine Mammal Center's observation deck.

Sea lion rescue

sea lion rescue

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

Marine Mammal Center workers rescue a sea lion.

Sea lions

sea lions

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

Sea lions go for a dip in a pool at The Marine Mammal Center.

The Marine Mammal Center

the marine mammal center

(Image credit: The Marine Mammal Center)

"Patients" lounging in the sun at The Marine Mammal Center.