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Royal Dog Whisperer visits La Jolla: Sea-lion selfie seekers need training

Royal Dog Whisperer visits La Jolla: Sea-lion selfie seekers need training

On Sunday, Sept. 9, Dr. Roger Mugford of London made what he estimates to be his 10th La Jolla trek. As he has every three or so years for the past 30, the renown animal psychologist checked up on the Children’s Pool seals in the company of his favorite La Jollan, animal-rights activist Florence Lambert. (The two met through their mutual work with the UK’s Born Free Foundation.)

“If there’s a more beautiful environment in which to view animals than La Jolla, I can’t think of it,” Mugford said. “The wonderful thing about this place is that the animals are free. It is wildlife laid out before you, for no charge and in the middle of a big city.”

Mugford is famous in Britain as...

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