California Sea Lions http://kuer.org en Utah's Hogle Zoo Staff and Patrons Mourn Loss of Sea Lion Known as "Big Guy" http://kuer.org/post/utahs-hogle-zoo-staff-and-patrons-mourn-loss-sea-lion-known-big-guy <p><a href="http://www.hoglezoo.org/">Hogle Zoo</a> staff and patrons are mourning the loss of the <a href="http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/pinnipeds/californiasealion.htm">California Sea Lion</a> known as “Big Guy” Tuesday. The 650 pound sea lion was blind from an unknown injury in the wild. He came to the zoo just as the <a href="http://www.hoglezoo.org/donations_sponsors/donation_opportunities/rocky-shores">Rocky Shores</a> feature opened in 2012. Dr. Nancy Carpenter, the Associate Director of Animal Health at Hogle Zoo says staff and visitors quickly grew to love him.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:12:10 +0000 Bob Nelson 32131 at http://kuer.org Utah's Hogle Zoo Staff and Patrons Mourn Loss of Sea Lion Known as "Big Guy"