Sea lion in distress’ rescued in California, gets police escort in the great photos

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A sea lion got a police escort to receive treatment on Tuesday after the California Highway Patrol received a call that it was “in distress.”

Around 8:30.m, Officer Pereira received a call about the mammals in a northerly direction on U.S. Route 101, just south of the South San Francisco exit, the San Francisco branch of the agency, wrote on Twitter.

The authorities were told a sad sea lion was spotted on U.S. Route 101 in California on Tuesday.
(California Highway Patrol, San Francisco)

But when the officer came on the scene, they found a sea lion who “appeared healthy and unharmed.”

The sea creature was taken to the Peninsula Humane Society & animal SHELTER for treatment.


The Marine Mammal Center thanked Pereira and highway patrol on Twitter for the rescue of the sea lions, which they said will be subject to an exam tomorrow to determine the age, sex, and the “possible ailments.”

While the sea lion is not found to be in distress, it was transported by police escort to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.
(California Highway Patrol, San Francisco)

The center said that the incident highlights the importance of the call our rescue hotline.” Anyone who is faced with a distressed marine mammals in California are encouraged to call 415-289-7325.

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