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Sea Lions Photo Gallery: A West Coast Eco-War
A fleet of doe-eyed whip smart sea lions is laying siege to the Pacific Northwest, wreaking havoc on surf breaks, fishing lines, and endangering salmon runs. Photograph by Ami Vitale

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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Army Corp of Engineers work to capture and mark sea lions in Oregon's Bonneville Dam and relocate them to Astoria, Oregon, to monitor their abundance, distribution, and movements in the lower Columbia River and its tributaries.
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