Journal archives for January 2020

January 27, 2020

Caught on Camera: 2 sperm whales spotted off Southern California coast.

NEWPORT, Calif. (KLAS) — Two sperm whales were seen swimming off the coast of Southern California in a video recorded on Friday by a boat captain in the area.

https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/caught-on-camera-2-sperm-whales-seen-off-southern-california-coast/amp/

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January 28, 2020

Rare whale sightings surprise sightseers in Monterey Bay.

"Now that the humpback population has greatly increased since the 1970s after the end of whaling, not all the humpbacks head to the breeding areas. This is a sign of success for this once depleted population and many of these young whales are now concentrated in Monterey Bay due to the abundance of fish."

https://www.sfgate.com/whales-sharks/amp/january-winter-whale-watching-monterey-california-15007931.php

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January 18, 2020

How we can keep the world's largest migrants safe.

As our waterways have become significantly cleaner in recent years, in large part due to successful conservation efforts, humpback whales have started to feed with regularity in places like San Francisco Bay and Boston Harbor. It's a triumphant comeback story for the whales, whose North Pacific population has grown from about 2,000 in the 1970s to more than 20,000 today.

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/478751-how-we-can-keep-the-worlds-largest-migrants-safe?amp

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January 09, 2020

California sea lion named Mandalorian dies after gunshot wounds, rescue center says.

A California sea lion discovered with two gunshot wounds was euthanized last month after an attempt to nurse her back to health, a Laguna Beach animal rescue center said Tuesday. The rescuers had named the animal Mandalorian in a nod to the “Star Wars” space opera.

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-mandalorian-sea-lion-euthanized-dies-20200108-kuc5ednchvbynnfpkgswwunyyy-story.html

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January 21, 2020

January 10, 2020

Reward jumps to $20,000 for Monterey Bay elephant seal killing.

The reward for information on the shooting death of a Central Coast elephant seal has been raised to $20,000, highlighting a worsening confrontation between humans and certain marine mammals.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/01/10/reward-jumps-for-central-coast-elephant-seal-killing/amp/

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January 11, 2020

Sea lions are cash cows in the Bay Area. Farther south, fishermen say, ‘Shoot ‘em’.

Sea lions are increasingly living in parallel universes along the California coast, a disparity best observed amid the noisy, stinking spectacle that rolls out daily at San Francisco’s Pier 39 shopping center.

https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2020-01-11/california-sea-lions-bay-area-fishermen-la-jolla?_amp=true

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January 06, 2020

California man had a destructive bear killed. Then his Tahoe neighbors went on the attack.

Tahoe’s bears — originally drawn to populated areas by garbage and unattended ice chests — have grown bolder in their quest for human food. Entire blocks of homes and vehicles are getting ransacked each year. The bears are breaking windows, ripping doors off hinges and tearing through siding in the hopes of finding human food inside.

https://amp.sacbee.com/news/california/article238546758.html

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January 04, 2020

What Drifting Car Tires Can Tell Us about Dead Sea Otters.

Scientists finally unveil the results of an experiment left to languish for 25 years.

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/what-drifting-car-tires-can-tell-us-about-dead-sea-otters/

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January 15, 2020

Rare video shows 5 mountain lions together in California.

JACKSON, Calif. — Five California mountain lions were seen together on home surveillance video in a rare gathering of the notoriously solitary big cats.

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/california/story/2020-01-15/rare-video-shows-5-mountain-lions-together-in-california?_amp=true

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