Baby sea lion rescued from Highway 101 in South San Francisco dies

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Baby sea lion rescued from Highway 101 in South San Francisco dies
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Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center says the sea lion pup rescued from Highway 101 suffered a fatal seizure.

SAUSALITO, Calif. (KGO) -- Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center says the sea lion pup rescued from Highway 101 in South San Francisco has died.

The 10-month-old sea lion had been malnourished after being separted from his mom and making his way up the California coast.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Sea lion rescued on Hwy 101 in South San Francisco

The Marine Mammal Center says at first "Kid" was active and eating well, but then had a fatal seizure last Monday.

Veterinarians believe he was separated from his mother too soon.