Experts rescue beached elephant seal in Pacifica

PACIFICA, Calif. (KGO) -- Staffers at the Marine Mammal Center had another busy day.

Experts rescued a young elephant seal that beached itself near the Sharp Park Golf Course.

A group of hikers found the animal and called for help.

"We noticed a little barking sound and we looked over there and this beautiful animal was coming towards us," Robert Anthony, a hiker, said. "We felt really bonded, and you see those big brown eyes and you can tell she was in need and was malnourished. Didn't have a meal for quite some time."

The Mammal Center in Sausalito says they need more volunteers as the number of rescued animals are increasing week to week.
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