Cronutt, like a growing number of ocean mammals, developed seizures because of toxins in the water. Scientists hope the pioneering procedure he underwent this week could help.
The “blob” of hotter ocean water that killed sea lions and other marine life in 2014 and 2015 may become permanent.
A recent analysis of the flippers of living and extinct marine animals shows the enduring power of “baby mittens.”
Sea lions are often referred to as “dogs of the sea.” On a small island off the Baja coast, where the playful animals populate every rocky outcropping, they live up to their nickname.