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Long Goodbye To Steller Sea Lions: Creatures Are Disappearing

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May 24, 2001
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Texas A&M University
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The Steller sea lion, the largest of all sea lions, has suffered declining numbers that threaten its existence. In some parts of the world, its numbers are now only 15 percent of what they were in 1970, which is why it has been placed on the endangered species list.

GALVESTON - It's an act that would rival the best work of Siegfried and Roy: How are 2,000-pound Steller sea lions disappearing so quickly?


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