In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 photo, senior trainer Kelly Jayne Rodriguez gives a kiss to Karen, a blind and aging sea lion, during a training session at the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida ... more 
In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 photo, senior trainer Kelly Jayne Rodriguez gives a kiss to Karen, a blind and aging sea lion, during a training session at the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys, Fla. Geriatric marine mammal care is becoming more important today as marine mammals under human care are living longer than their counterparts in the wild. To meet these growing needs, the center has established the College of Marine Mammal Professionals. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lynne Sladky
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 4:59 AM EST