Steller sea lion pups can be injured or abandoned for a lot of reasons. Because their rookeries tend to be in remote locations, most incidences go unnoticed. If someone does find a pup, however, the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre can help.

Sea Lion SOS

The Marine Mammal Rescue Centre acts like a hospital for abandoned, injured, or sick marine mammals. Patients are brought in from all over the B.C. coast and cared for until they are well enough to be released into the wild. Since the Aquarium started helping injured marine mammals in the 1960s, the MMR has treated elephant seals, sea otters, Steller sea lions, harbour porpoises, common dolphins, and killer whales. Harbour seals are the most commonly admitted. In some years, the MMR can be taking care of 100 of them at a time.
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