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Elephant Seals: Back from the Brink

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Hunted nearly to extinction in the 1800′s, California’s elephant seals have made a remarkable comeback and are now protected by the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act. One of the largest mainland breeding colonies in the world for the northern elephant

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Seal and Sea Lion Recovery

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Your browser does not support the audio element. There has been a dramatic recovery in seal and sea lion populations around the north Pacific where the animals have found protected places to recover, such as the Channel Islands National

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