December 10, 2018

Shedd Aquarium Looks To Adopt Sea Lion From Pacific Northwest

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Shedd Aquarium is throwing a lifeline to a sea lion that otherwise might be doomed.

WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, earlier this year, the Shedd lost Otis, one of its three sea lions, to cancer.

Now, it’s offering to take one of the animals that wildlife officials have been trapping at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports

Shedd senior vice president Jim Robinett said Washington, Oregon and Idaho have permission to kill any sea lions caught eating salmon at