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2008-07-08 12:00:39

By Shelby Martin, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--A wayward sea lion trapped in a Santa Clara creek was rescued Monday, thanks to a dozen volunteers, some strong fishing nets and a jumbo-size dog kennel.

2008-07-07 15:00:25

Animal rescuers likely will keep trying to remove a sea lion trapped in shallow waters along a concrete channel of a creek in California, officials say.

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2007-05-19 08:39:17

Marine scientists trying to lure two injured whales out of a river prepared Friday for Plan B: Herding the animals by boat while banging pipes underwater

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2006-11-28 15:00:00

Tourists flock to Fisherman's Wharf for the seafood and the stunning views of San Francisco Bay, but for many visitors, the real stars are the dozens of playful, whiskered sea lions that lounge by the water's edge, gulping down fish.

2005-11-18 08:14:14

By Timothy Gardner ASTORIA, Ore (Reuters) - A state employee wielding a wooden club walked the slippery docks looking for a sea lion oozing blood from a gunshot wound.

2005-11-18 08:07:39

By Timothy Gardner ASTORIA, Ore (Reuters) - A state employee wielding a wooden club walked the slippery docks looking for a sea lion oozing blood from a gunshot wound.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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