First sea lions began sinking boats here in Newport Beach. Then a sea lion seized control of a Harbor Patrol boat. Now we’re not even safe in our own homes, as they are attacking us there.
OK, actually, it’s kind of sweet. A sea lion pup somehow got up onto the roof of a home not too far from me on the Balboa Peninsula. Why, there’s even a video!
The pup, named Fiddler (get it, Fiddler on the Roof), was safely captured and sent to a marine mammal shelter, before being released in the future.
Mike Kai, who found the unexpected visitor on his roof, blogs it all here, and the Orange County Register has a nice account, as well. He lives near 46th Street meets the ocean. The pup apparently came up from the beach, then made it up two or three flights of outside stairs to the roof.
Fiddler now has his own Facebook fan page with 690 fans to far. No news if he plans to be on Twitter.