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Blinded Sea Lion Silent Knight May Be Headed to SF Zoo

February 23, 2011 | 4:55 pm

Blinded Sea Lion Silent Knight May Be Headed to SF Zoo

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Remember Silent Knight, the seven-foot sea lion rescued by the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito after being blinded by a gunshot to the head? Well, it’s quite possible that he may be headed to the San Francisco Zoo, taking up residence with another blind sea lion named Henry. Some zoos and aquariums, including San Francisco, […]

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Sketches of Wounded Sea Lion “Silent Knight”

January 14, 2011 | 4:13 pm

Sketches of Wounded Sea Lion “Silent Knight”

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The Bay Citizen has posted some nice sketches of wounded sea lion Silent Knight by artist Tammy Stellanova. The seven-foot sea lion had been shot in the head when found on a Sausalito beach in December. He was treated and is recuperating at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, but is now completely blind. The […]

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December 7, 2010 | 10:33 am

An Unhappy End to the Sea Lion Story

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Na’au, the sick sea lion who’s been wandering around Contra Costa County, unfortunately will have to be euthanized, says the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, which treated her. From KTVU: Veterinarians at the marine mammal center said Na’au’s posture indicates that she is suffering from acute domoic acid poisoning. The poison occurs naturally and works […]

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