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Sea Lion Rescued Off Vancouver Island


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea lion, rescued, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAway
- 3498 days ago - cbc.ca
Marine mammal rescuers are celebrating after cutting loose a Steller sea lion that was entangled in rope off the southern tip of Vancouver Island.



   

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Rhea P (103)
Monday December 21, 2009, 9:29 pm
What a great story and thank goodness that this sea lion was seen and able to be saved. I can't begin to tell you how many times I've run across seagulls and other ocean mammals caught in balloon strings and fishing line along the coast of where I live. I wish that the people celebrating birthdays on the beach with their balloons and fisherman releasing hundreds of feet of fishing line would realize what this does to our wildlife. I've spent hours on the beach trying to capture a tangled bird so that it could fly again. These people need to become aware of what their pollution is causing!!! Thank you for the post Cher. Peace.
 

Margaret Esposito (92)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 12:13 am
Great story!! Thanks Cher.
 

Deborah B (71)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 1:53 am
Great story. Now they need to turn that care and attention to the baby harp seals. Thanks, Cher!
 

Sue L (73)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 2:19 am
What a heart-warming story! It is nice to hear good news instead of sad news all the time.
 

beba h (89)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 2:29 am
Now if they could protect the thousands of seals that are slaughtered in Canada--that would be an accomplishment !! Thanks again to the Canadian government for doing nothing to stop the brutal slaying of innocent seals !!
 

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Tuesday December 22, 2009, 6:05 am
Noted with thanks, Cher.
 

Tonya B (120)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 5:14 pm
It's always nice when someone is able to help and save an animal.I just wish there were more people willing to do it.
 
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