Trend of people taking selfies with sick sea lion pups in SoCal alarms marine life experts

'Sea Lion Selfies' Alarm Marine Life Experts
'Sea Lion Selfies' Alarm Marine Life Experts

KTLA -- Marine life experts have called how some people are treating sick sea lion pups washing ashore on Southern California beaches - including the trend of taking selfies with them - appalling. They are trying to educate people about the problem and urging people not to take selfies with them. Volunteers on Sunday held a fundraiser in Orange County in order to help the animals. Kacey Montoya reports from Huntington Beach for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on May 3, 2015.

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