Sea lion found wandering Northern California highway

California
D5avYMHU8AEw0_e (1)_1556652739125.jpg.jpg

Officers in Northern California rescued an animal on a local highway Tuesday, but it wasn’t a cat or dog.

Around 8:30 a.m., Officer Pereira with the California Highway Patrol received a call of a sea lion in distress on northbound Highway 101 south of the South San Francisco exit.

When Pereira arrived, the sea lion appeared healthy and uninjured.

The sea lion was taken to Peninsula SPCA for treatment.

For local and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.