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By Barbara Diamond November 7, 2008
The Marine Mammal Center on Laguna Canyon Road has rescued and cared for 166 seals and sea lions so far this year. It takes money, and a chunk of it was raised at the third annual Marine Mammal Masquerade on Sunday at Mozambique restaurant. An estimated $67,000 raised at the masquerade will help provide medical care for marine mammals like Skippy , a Pacific Harbor Seal, rescued May 8, weighing 21 pounds and released back into the ocean Sept. The mammals are having a hard time catching fish due to a slight increase in the temperature of the ocean, said Dr. Richard Evans, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center veterinarian and medical director. As of Wednesday, the facility had 100 sea lions in captivity,
close to capacity. Last year saw a record number of sea lions at more than 370, the release said. “The sea lion pups we are seeing are exhibiting very similar conditions to last year,” Executive Director Keith Matassa said in the release. More than 30 children from 6 to 12 are scheduled to participate in the event on June 25. Participating groups include Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children of Santa Ana. Friends of the Sea Lion Marine Mammal Center will co host the event. He splashes around, in and out of his small pool, and presses his face against the fence of his pen at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach. Tommy arrived at the center when he was abandoned shortly after he was born about seven months ago. Dixie Jordan, Trustee, along with Lee Leary, Pat Griggs, and Sue Brown, all longtime friends of JoHannah,
visited the center recently to present their friend’s gift. Sisson was a resident of Laguna Beach for 47 years and spent 30 years as a teacher and counselor in the Santa Ana Unified School District. Saturday. Any works unsold will be available for sale in a post auction Sunday.