Lonely Planet Writer

California: 17 sea lions accidentally injured by chlorine in pool

An employee at a marine welfare centre in California accidentally injured 17 sea lions by putting too much chlorine in their pool.

Californian Sea Lions.
Californian Sea Lions. Image by David Merrett / CC BY 2.0

A police investigation into the incident, which occurred at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach in April, has just concluded that there was no malicious intent and the animals have all made a full recovery. Read more: ktla.com