Elephant Seals

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Bay Area Elephant Seals Travel Farther Than Once Thought After 2 Found Near Russia

Researchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.

01/19/2015

The fluke of a gray whale is seen at Laguna San Ignacio, Baja California, Mexico. (CBS)

Dozens Of Gray Whales Spotted Off Point Reyes As Migration Begins

Gray whales migrating south for winter are now passing the San Francisco Bay Area, and rangers at Point Reyes National Seashore observed 41 whales last Sunday, and another 25 Friday.

12/27/2013

Elephant seals

UC Davis Researchers Find Swine Flu In Elephant Seals Off California Coast

Swine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.

05/16/2013

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Campaign Urges Bay Area Beachgoers To ‘Leave Seals Be’

During pupping season the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center is helping abandoned and sick elephant and harbor seal pups with a “Leave Seals Be” campaign, according to center officials.

03/15/2013

Marine Mammal Center volunteers feed an elephant seal pup (CBS)

Sharp Rise In Starving California Seal Pups Reported

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is reporting a higher-than-usual number of emaciated elephant seal pups.

04/17/2012