Journal archives for April 2019

April 04, 2019

What in the world to do with California’s sea lion population?

There are approximately 300,000 sea lions who call California home currently. Sea lions were listed as protected species where their numbers began dwindling in the past.

https://www.thelog.com/local/what-in-the-world-to-do-with-californias-sea-lion-population/

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This 3-pound mountain lion cub was thirsty and alone. Then she was rescued by a mailman.

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April 23, 2019

VIDEO: 100-POUND MOUNTAIN LION ROAMS GLENDORA NEIGHBORHOOD.

GLENDORA, Calif. (KABC) -- A mountain lion was on the loose in Glendora Sunday, prompting a major scare among residents.

Glendora police responded to a call about a bobcat around East Leadora Avenue just after 6 a.m.

https://abc7.com/pets-animals/video-100-pound-mountain-lion-roams-glendora-neighborhood/5265715/

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April 09, 2019

We shouldn’t celebrate the killing of a mountain lion.

The recent encounter between a runner and a 40-pound cougar perpetuates unwarranted fear.

https://www.hcn.org/articles/wildlife-we-shouldnt-celebrate-the-killing-of-a-mountain-lion

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April 07, 2019

Two Humpback Whales Lunge in Sync for Food off California Coast.

Wildlife videographer and whale-watcher Domenic Biagini recorded this video in March of a pair of humpback whales lunge-feeding simultaneously near San Diego, California.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/two-humpback-whales-lunge-sync-082436874.html

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April 10, 2019

It’s time to reconsider risky plan to eradicate rodents on the Farallones.

About 30 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge lie a small group islands known as the Farallones. Squawking, flapping seabirds, rare plants and barking sea lions and seals fill the shorelines and rocky peaks of these islands. Great white sharks, whales and dolphins swim in the nationally significant marine waters below.

https://www.sfexaminer.com/news-columnists/its-time-to-reconsider-risky-plan-to-eradicate-rodents-on-the-farallones/

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April 02, 2019

Kids asked to help in nutria eradication efforts in California.

The California Department of Fish & Wildlife is hosting a cool youth art contest and the subjects are nutrias.

https://www.actionnewsnow.com/content/news/Kids-are-being-asked-to-help-in-nutria-eradication-efforts-in-California-507924061.html

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Giant Rodents Invade CA as Assembly Bill 273 Urges Ban on Trapping Fur-Bearing Animals.

Thanking his colleagues Bob Blumenfield and Mitch O'Farrell for their leadership and partnership, he proclaimed, "We're excited to bring an end to a cruel and inhumane practice."

Now the issue has captured the attention of San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, who wants to see all commerce of fur-bearing mammals stopped by the latest symbol of California's humaneness, AB 273, a very complex bill in the Sacramento legislature to ban trapping of fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals.

https://www.citywatchla.com/index.php/2016-01-01-13-17-00/animal-watch/17391-giant-rodents-invade-ca-as-assembly-bill-273-urges-ban-on-trapping-fur-bearing-animals

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Gray Whale Woes in SoCal.

“Gray whales generally stay around the continental shelf and are truly a coastal species…[and] migrate relatively close to shore,” the Marine Mammal Center writes on their website. “Concern has grown about the impact of boat traffic around whales, and the number of boats allowed in the breeding lagoons is restricted. Along the migration route, boats’ proximity to whales is also limited.”

https://smmirror.com/2019/04/gray-whale-woes-in-socal/

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April 03, 2019

Touching seal pups in selfies can cause them to slowly starve to death, animal group warns.

As harbor seal pup season arrives in California, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Marine Mammal Center, headquartered in Sausalito, posted a warning on Facebook about the dangers of hands-on interactions with baby seals that are resting on the beach.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/nation-world/national/article228803559.html

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