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Sea Lions

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The two rescued sea lions acclimate to their new home at Georgia Aquarium. Both sea lions survived the unusual mortality event affecting California sea lions and were deemed non-releasable after multiple rescues by marine mammal centers across California. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill

 

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The one-year-old rescued sea lion takes a break from swimming in his temporary home at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Ca. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Tyler Andrews
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One of the two male sea lions pops out of the water at his temporary home at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Ca. He was rescued three times during the unusual mortality event affecting California sea lions, causing him to be deemed non-releasable. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Tyler Andrews
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Dr. Alexa McDermott, associate veterinarian at Georgia Aquarium, and Dianne Cameron, marine mammal manager at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, feed the two rescued sea lions in their temporary home at Six Flags. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Tyler Andrews
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Dr. Alexa McDermott (L), associate veterinarian at
Georgia Aquarium, Dianne Cameron (C), marine mammal manager at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and Dennis Christen (R), senior director of zoological operations at Georgia Aquarium interact with the rescued sea lions as they prepare for their transport to Atlanta. Both sea lions survived the unusual mortality event across California and are now residents at Georgia Aquarium after being deemed non-releasable by NOAA Fisheries. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Tyler Andrews
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Georgia Aquarium animal care staff unload a male sea lion as he arrives from Six Flags Discovery
Kingdom in California. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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A rescued male sea lion looks out during his arrival to Georgia Aquarium. For now, he will reside in a private area of the Aquarium receiving care and acclimating to his new environment.Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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One of the two rescued male sea lions sleepily looks out as he prepares to enter his new home at Georgia Aquarium. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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The two rescued male sea lions survey their new environment with the help of animal care staff at Georgia Aquarium. Both sea lions survived the unusual mortality event affecting California sea lions and were deemed non-releasable after multiple rescues by marine mammal centers across California. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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One of the rescued sea lions comes out of the water for a feeding by senior director of zoological operations, Dennis Christen. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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The two-year-old rescued sea lion gets up-close-and-personal while swimming in his new home at Georgia Aquarium. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill
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Georgia Aquarium welcomed two rescued male sea lions last week from California’s unusual mortality event. They will remain in a private area of the Aquarium as they acclimate to their environment. Photo credit: Georgia Aquarium/Addison Hill