Above is a stock photo. On my last vist to SFO and Pier 39 I only saw a handful of seals. Don't know why I didn't get a photo.... TB
By Juliana Barbassa, Associated Press WriterSAN FRANCISCO — After After an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled, sea lions are slowly returning to San Francisco's Pier 39.
The animals come and go regularly, leaving in the fall to breed and birth their young in the Channel Islands.