Beach Walkers – What is Leptospirosis?

California sea lions infected with Leptospirosis are appearing on Oregon beaches, the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network reports.

The contagious bacterial infection (and many others) are transmittable to humans and dogs.

It is a violation of federal and state laws to harass, disturb, touch or feed marine mammals.

Report violations to Oregon State Police at 800-452-7888.

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