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Where's Wally

So when you put together a mammal tour for your guests there’s a list of species you expect to see and on top of that there’s a wishlist; Minke Whale, Common Dolphin, Otter and the like. 135 more words


The Zen of Seal Pupping Season

The word Zen, when translated as “absorption” or “meditative state,” fits my state of mind while week-ending in beautiful La Jolla, San Diego.

The last two years I’ve celebrated my March birthday at La Jolla Cove, a small beach  targeted by seals and sea lions for spring pupping season. 527 more words


Holland & Barrett stops selling all products made from krill over fears for Antarctic penguins

March 23rd, 2018 (Sean Poulter). Holland & Barrett is removing all krill-based health supplements from shelves. 211 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Nantucket seals will have rescuers for first time in 4 years (Massachusetts, USA)

Federal authorities say they have signed up a marine mammal rescue agency to help fill a gap in responding to seal and whale strandings on Nantucket. 133 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Undulating Seal Flesh

Harbor Seals lying on the Beach at the Chlidren’s Pool in La Jolla.   Note how each of  the seals is lying by itself

Today’s Daily Post Word Prompt was… 244 more words



“Seal Rock” is without a doubt, the Harbor Seals favorite rock. There is usually a “king (or queen) for the morning,” and they determine who is allowed on the rock and who is not. 223 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Understanding how icebreaking vessels can impact on breeding seals and what to do about it

By Simon Goodman & Sue Wilson

In our new open access paper, just published in Biological Conservation, we examined the impact of icebreaking vessels passing through the breeding areas of endangered Caspian seals ( 679 more words