Journal archives for March 2017

March 22, 2017

Whales aplenty off Southern California, but one needs help fast.

But in a sad twist, one whale is burdened by commercial fishing gear wrapped around its fluke, traveling alone at a dreadfully slow pace.

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March 17, 2017

Crazy high numbers of breeding otters draw crowds to Morro Bay.

A record number of sea otters has flocked to Morro Bay this year. Scientists estimate 30-40 adults and up to 20 pups have settled around the embarcadero T-piers this season.

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March 26, 2017

Human "helping" a danger for beached marine mammals.

It’s pupping season on the Central Coast for animals like seals and sea lions, but some marine mammal mothers are abandoning their pups because of human interaction.

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March 01, 2017

Set your alarm: March 1 is the day to reserve Labor Day weekend campsites in California.

Campsite reservations for California state parks, including campsites at the always popular Monterey beaches, Santa Cruz Mountains and Sierra Nevada, open up at 8 a.m. on March 1. Those reservations cover Labor Day weekend and beyond (and any summer sites that are still available).

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March 03, 2017

Mountain lion killed after pouncing on California hunter who was mimicking rabbit call.

A California coyote hunter found the roles of predator and prey reversed last week when a big cat pounced on him and he shot the cougar.

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March 13, 2017

Northern California Wolf Pack Missing Since Early 2016.

The first wolf pack to make the state home in nearly a century hasn’t been seen since May 2016.

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