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Rescued sea lion and elephant seal released on Vandenberg coastline
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Paul Stark, Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Center, pulls a rescued Northern Californian Elephant Seal from a shipping crate, returning it to its natural environment at a remote beach here, Tuesday, April 24, 2012. The Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases trapped and endangered marine mammals along the California’s Central Coast. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jerry E. Clemens Jr.)

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