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Marine Science Sunday: Saving Species- Endangered Marine Mammals
The Marine Mammal Center

Marine Science Sunday:

Saving Species: Endangered Marine Mammals

The Marine Mammal Center

Sunday, May 11 and 25, 2014 10am-5pm

FREE admission!

A Hawaiian monk seal

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month for Marine Science Sunday - a FREE engaging ocean-inspired classroom series from our education experts.

This month we celebrate the endangered and threatened marine mammals found along the California coast and Pacific Ocean, including the massive blue whale, Steller sea lions, fur seals, and the rarest seal in the United States, the Hawaiian monk seal. Docent-led tours will take you around the hospital showcasing some of the patients we are caring for and how our veterinarians are getting them better.  Classroom presentations will feature interactive activities and multimedia showcasing the amazing adaptations and diversity amongst some of the rarest marine mammals and the efforts of the Center to keep them alive.



Program Summary

 

  • FREE Classroom Programs: Saving Species: Endangered Marine Mammals - 12 PM and 2 PM  (1 hour sessions)

    Come learn about the efforts of The Marine Mammal to save endangered and threatened marine mammals.  Learn how the Center is building a hospital in Hawaii to save the most endangered seal in the US, cut down on ship strikes to the World's largest animal, and our current fur seal patients. A great complement to the docent-led tour!

  • Docent-led Tours* - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM

    Learn fascinating facts about seals and sea lions from our education experts while seeing exhibits and patient viewing areas. (*Small fee applies, it helps our patients!).  

Book a Docent-Led Tour!


Quiz

Can't make this month's Marine Science Sunday? Test your knowledge of marine mammals with our short quiz
(answers at the bottom of the page - no cheating now!):

  • How big can an adult blue whale get?
  • How many Hawaiian monk seals are left in the World?
  • What patients are at the hospital that are on the Endangered Species list?

 



Extra Stuff!

Click here
for directions to The Marine Mammal Center.  

Click here for details about other Marine Science Sundays and events.

The next Marine Science Sunday theme is Celebrating World Ocean's Day: The Big, Small, and the Weird and will be offered Sunday, June 8 and 22.

Questions? Please contact Adam Ratner at ratnera@tmmc.org



Quiz Answers...

1) 100 feet long, 2) 1,100 animals left 3) 2 Guadalupe fur seals named Rocks and Polina

..how did you do?



 

The theme we celebrate the endangered and threatened marine mammals found along the California coast and Pacific Ocean, including the massive blue whale, Steller sea lions, fur seals, and the rarest seal in the United States, the Hawaiian monk seal. Docent-led tours will take you around the hospital showcasing some of the patients we are caring for and how our veterinarians are getting them better.  Classroom presentations will feature interactive activities and multimedia showcasing the amazing adaptations and diversity amongst some of the rarest marine mammals and the efforts of the Center to keep them alive.

Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address:
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
United States

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