18 de abril de 2019

Like to take pictures of wildlife? You can help scientists out.

Those who captured detailed pictures of whales sent them to Happywhale, an organization that tracks the migratory patterns of whales through photo submissions using the unique markings on the animals' tails. "It's just like tagging, but it doesn't harm the animal," said Ted Cheeseman, founder of Happywhale. "Getting answers to scientists' questions takes a huge amount of data. Because of these photos, it seems likely we will be successful."

https://m.sfgate.com/lifestyle/travel/article/Like-to-take-pictures-of-wildlife-You-can-help-13778945.php

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Bear cub approaches snowboarders in California.

Wildlife officials in California said a bear cub that was caught on video approaching a group of snowboarders has been captured for assessment.

https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2019/04/18/Bear-cub-approaches-snowboarders-in-California/1081555593246/

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17 de abril de 2019

2 More Whales Found Dead in San Francisco Bay Area.

Authorities say two dead whales have washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, making five whales that have been found dead in the area in a month.

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/california/articles/2019-04-16/2-more-whales-found-dead-in-san-francisco-bay-area

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16 de abril de 2019

White sharks flee feeding areas when orcas present.

Electronic tag data reveals white sharks do not return until following season; elephant seals benefit.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190416085525.htm

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Mountain Lion Seen Out Back Door Of Gilroy Home.

The resident told Gilroy police that food in the back yard may have attracted the wild animal.

https://patch.com/california/gilroy/mountain-lion-seen-out-back-door-gilroy-home

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15 de abril de 2019

California Black Bears are Back in Action: Stash Food and Trash.

California’s black bears are waking up hungry from their winter downtime. To help minimize unwanted bear foraging behavior, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding those living in or visiting bear country to store food and dispose of garbage properly.

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/california-black-bears-are-back-in-action-stash-food-and-trash/

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13 de abril de 2019

Bringing Back the Bighorn.

Among its efforts to save local species from extinction, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is focused on protecting one of the Coachella Valley’s most elusive yet mesmerizing inhabitants — the peninsular desert bighorn sheep — whose populations continue to be threatened.

https://www.palmspringslife.com/peninsular-bighorn-sheep-palm-springs/

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12 de abril de 2019

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds.

A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogs.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/12/protect-your-pets-cats-make-up-one-fifth-of-coyotes-diet-in-los-angeles

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11 de abril de 2019

The Marine Mammal Center Confirms Gray Whale Death Result of Severe Malnutrition.

Scientists at The Marine Mammal Center confirm that the gray whale that stranded near Rodeo, CA, last week died of severe malnutrition. As an adult male, this animal should have been a skilled forager.

http://californiadiver.com/the-marine-mammal-center-confirms-gray-whale-death-result-of-severe-malnutrition-412/

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See an adorable seal pup on the beach? Don't bother them, experts advise.

Last spring, volunteers from the Marine Mammal Center rescued Arley, an just-weaned elephant seal pup, from the Carmel River State Beach after someone reported that she was in danger.

https://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2019/04/11/california-beaches-seal-pup-rescue-marine-mammel-center/3417195002/

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