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Coast Guard Tugboat Rescue

Crew Members Recovering After Tugboat Sinks Off Long Island

For an unknown reason, the 38-foot towing vessel Sea Lion started taking on water near Atlantic Beach around 3 p.m., the Coast Guard said.

01/16/2014

Coast Guard Tugboat Rescue

Another Tugboat Sinks Offshore From Long Island; 4 Rescued

A tugboat sank along the Long Island shoreline for the second time in three days Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Sea lions at the Prospect Park Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

4 Rescued West Coast Sea Lions Find New Homes At Brooklyn, Queens Zoos

The Wildlife Conservation Society says two new female sea lions are now on exhibit at its Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn. Two adult male sea lions from Oregon now live at the Queens Zoo.

09/03/2013

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Rescued California Sea Lion Finds New Home At Bronx Zoo

The female California sea lion took the cross-country trip to her new home at the Bronx Zoo after wildlife officials determined she had become habituated to humans and could not be released back into the wild.

06/28/2012