Sea lion is rescued on Salinas beach

The Ministry of Environment (MAE) reported the rescue of a stranded South American Sea Lion (OtariaFlavencens). The event occurred on Saturday 6th of April in the Tres Cruces beach, in Salinas. The park rangers from ReservaPuntilla de Santa Elena and other technicians from the MAE carried out the rescue. The sea lion was found weak and in bad shape on the coast. “Due to the signs of malnourishment and weakness, the animal was taken to Parque Marino Valdivia to be attended by veterinarians specialized in marine life, in order to stabilize it,” reported one of the rescuers. The rescuers used…

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