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Marine Science Sunday: A Barkin' Birthday
The Marine Mammal Center

Marine Science Sunday:

A Barkin' Birthday!

The Marine Mammal Center

Sunday, June 15, 2014 10am-5pm

FREE admission!

A California sea lion at The Marine Mammal Center

Did you know that over half of all California sea lions are born on June 15 each year?  Come celebrate one of California's most iconic marine mammals and learn about what makes this animals so special.  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 of California sea lions, their history at Pier 39, and stories of the California sea lions at our hospital!  



Program Summary

 

  • FREE Classroom Programs: A Barkin' Birthday! - 12 PM and 2 PM  (1 hour sessions)

    Come learn about the amazing adaptations and history of California sea lions, including the animals at PIER 39 and current patients at our hospital. 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!):

  • What year did sea lions start arriving at PIER 39?
  • How long can a California sea lion live?
  • How much does an adult male California sea lion weigh?

 



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 Marine Mammal Superheroes and will be offered Sunday, July 13 and 27.

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



Quiz Answers...

1) 1989, 2) 20-30 years 3) Between 750-800 pounds!

..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

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.
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