Sam McManis

June 2, 2013 12:00 AM

Discoveries: Visiting the Marine Mammal Center in Marin

The eyes draw you in first. Round and brown, they seem so trusting, yet almost pleading. Then again, maybe this pod of rescued elephant seal pups is just hungry and looking for a little herring tartare appetizer that sure would hit the spot.


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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis

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