Wayward sea lion snarls traffic in California
A wayward sea lion snarled Monday morning traffic on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway before it was caught and taken to a marine center for a check-up.
San Jose, California, TV station KNTV reports (http://bit.ly/1Vr3loH) a Sonoma County freeway was completely blocked at 10 a.m. as the sea lion tried to make it across the road.
The sea lion evaded an off-duty officer, before experts from the Marine Mammal Center arrived and caught the critter.
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It's far from the first marine mammal to lose its way in the Bay Area.
Late last month, authorities say a baby seal made it 4 miles from the water to the front yard of a Bay Area home before it was rescued. The female northern fur seal was also taken to the Marine Mammal Center.
Source: Yahoo! News