Dozens Of Dead Sea Lions Litter Malibu Beaches, Unprecedented Year Of Strandings expected

If you’re planning a vacation anytime soon to Malibu, you may not get a breathtaking view of the beach as you expected, because at some local beaches dead sea lions are reportedly being discovered washed ashore by multiple witnesses. While, no one with the California Wildlife Center was available for a comment on Sunday, A recording on the hotline states they’re experiencing an “unprecedented year of sea lion strandings.” The recording continues “due to the high number of reported animals we may not be able to return your call…we may not respond to the animal on the day of report.” NOAA Fisheries says the warmer than average sea surface temperatures may be a factor in the strandings. They say the higher temperatures affect the sea lion’s food.

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