Silent Knight the San Francisco Zoo’s Blind Sea Lion Dies

Silent Knight the San Francisco Zoo’s Blind Sea Lion Dies

Silent Knight, the San Francisco Zoo’s blind sea lion, died on March 22, 2019, in his sleep. The cause of death is not known. However, the sea lion was receiving treatment for cancer. Silent Knight came to the San Francisco Zoo in 2011 after spending time at the Marine Mammal Center in rehab. Silent Knight […]

Zoey the 24-Year-Old Sea Lion Euthanized at Pittsburgh Zoo

Zoey the 24-Year-Old Sea Lion Euthanized at Pittsburgh Zoo

The Pittsburgh Zoo announced on Feb. 27, 2019, that Zoey the sea lion had died. She was 24-years old. A zoo spokesperson said in 2018 Zoey was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma. She was administered a new cancer treatment called stereotactic radiation and was the first sea lion to receive it. Specialists from PetCare […]