Outside Lands Podcast Episode 133: Ben Butler

The story of San Francisco/'s most famous sea lion that had a life after death at Seal Rocks.
Outside Lands San Francisco - Aug 2, 2015

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 133: Ben Butler Outside Lands Podcast Episode 133: Ben Butler

pictured:Seal Rocks, circa 1890

Ben Butler the seal, named after a civil war general of similar proportions. Seal was stuffed and adorned Sutro's entrance for years.
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