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File photo of sea lions on a pier. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Group Asks Judge To Halt Sea Lion Killings

A federal judge will decide by the end of May whether to stop the government from killing sea lions that eat endangered wild salmon bottled up at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

05/15/2012

File photo of a sea lion. (Photo by David Hallett/Getty Images)

Judge: Sea Lion Killings To Save Salmon Can Resume

Oregon state authorities can resume killing California sea lions that feast on endangered salmon bottled up at a dam on the Columbia River, but fewer than one-third as many as federal biologists previously had authorized, a judge ruled Thursday.

03/22/2012

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Conservation Group Offers Reward for Information About Dead Sea Lions

Federal authorities aren’t sure yet who shot several sea lions in the Puget Sound region in recent weeks, but a conservation group has offered up $10,000 for information that helps convict the perpetrators.

01/31/2012