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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Update: Killer Whales and Grays! | Julien  

Update: Killer Whales and Grays!

More Killer Whales

Hello whale lovers! Since we are in the midst of the Holiday Season I wanted to give you all a short and sweet update about our recent killer whale and gray whale sightings! Read on to check it out…

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A Whale in the Crosshairs  

A Whale in the Crosshairs

What the Heck is a Theodolite Anyway?

Morning for the Emu Mountain survey team begins at 6:20 am. We gather outside in front of the daily schedule white boards, shaking off sleep and slathering on sunscreen. It’s already warm, and will be both hot and windy atop Emu Mountain. Splitting into groups we collect our gear – backpacks full of high-powered binoculars, laptops and batteries, clipboards with data sheets, and big red hard-sided cases holding the theodolites.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Do You Want to Build A Snowman… for the Sea Otters? | Hugh  

Do You Want to Build A Snowman… for the Sea Otters?

A decade-long tradition continues. Building a snowman for the sea otters at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Killer Holiday Season | Julien  

A Killer Holiday Season

There has certainly been quite a buzz around the area about our recent killer whale sightings! As mentioned briefly in the last blog, we did have a sighting last month on November 25th of about seven of the ETP (Eastern Tropical Pacific) killer whales. These are whales that are super rare for our waters from the Mexico and Central America area. After this sighting, which included a lot of great activity, they traveled further north. But that is not where the excitement ended!

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Thursday, December 04, 2014

Sea Lions Versus Seals | Hugh  

Sea Lions Versus Seals

A tongue in cheek look at the differences

What’s the difference between a seal and a sea lion? Well a sea lion’s selfie would include all his buddies in the picture while a seal’s selfie would be just of itself. A tongue-in-cheek look at the differences between the two pinniped species.

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