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Four California sea lions perform a balancing act, while hauled...

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Caption: Four California sea lions perform a balancing act, while hauled out on a piece of floating wood in Monterey Harbor, Monterey, California. The individual on the far left is suffereing from a deep gash to its neck caused monofiliment netting.
Scientific name: Zalophus californianus
Location: Monterey, California
Copyright: © Chuck Davis / Tidal Flats, Ltd.
Photographer Code: MMSL512-17
AGPix ID: AGPix_ChDaTiFl26_0068
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: If not removed by trained marine mammal rescuers, monfilment netting from gill nets can kill sea lions when broken pieces form "necklaces" which can cut deeply into the creature's flesh, causing a slow and painful death.

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