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Humble Creatures

There I was. One hundred feet away. Standing between me and such a creature of mystery, was the ever violent beauty of a high tide surf. 181 more words

Speak Up


Speak Up


Fueled by their own fear and ignorance

A bully can come in any shape or size

attacking those they don’t understand… 342 more words


Whale Stalking In Monterey Bay

Ok, it wasn’t stalking, just following the same Humpback Whale for an extended period of time.  See?  Not stalking, but a whale watching tour in Monterey, California!  511 more words

Aquatic Mammals

Chill Out

Seals do this thing called thermoregulation.  If they’re too hot or cold they stick their flippers out to cool down or warm up.  It’s adorable to watch and this little guy let us get close to snap a shot.   12 more words


A Vancouver Hibernation

Vancouver has been our home for nearly five months. Frankly, this is a little worrying. It signifies several things. For one thing, time seems to go faster at this fine old age of 23. 1,030 more words


Catlins & Lions

After a couple of days in Te Anau, we dropped down to the bottom east portion of the South Island to an area called the Catlins – a fairly unpopulated area that’s, once again, filled with more amazing, unspoiled sites, like this one above – Porpoise Bay. 583 more words

New Zealand

San Diego, sea lions

As a desert dweller, it’s easy to confuse seals and sea lions. But Captain Art told us these were sea lions, so I believe him. And my dog looks like she could be their cousin, so I really wanted to nuzzle them under their chins. 94 more words