NOAA declares “Unusual Mortality Event” for California Sea Lions

Beginning in January 2013, unusually high numbers of stranded California sea lion pups have been observed on the Southern California coast. Marine mammals naturally come ashore along our beaches if they are sick, wounded, or injured. This year, pups have been washing up with obvious signs of emaciation, dehydration, and low body weight for their […]

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The Cutest Predator

When we think of predators, our minds often picture large animals with sharp teeth and scary faces, animals that have evolved just to kill humans. Our collective memory makes us fearful of the night, and almost everyone has been startled by unknown noises in a dark forest. This fear has been engraved in our collective […]

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World Animal Day!

Oh hello strangers, been a while, eh? I’ve been a neglecting this blog for quite some time, apologies! I’ll attempt to be better about that. Here’s some old photos (I’m pretty sure I’ve posted most in the past) in honor of World Animal Day. I kinda dig the animal world, if that weren’t obvious…(from top […]

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