Bay Area Elephant Seals Travel Farther Than Once Thought After 2 Found Near RussiaResearchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.
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.
UC Davis Researchers Find Swine Flu In Elephant Seals Off California CoastSwine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.
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.
Sharp Rise In Starving California Seal Pups ReportedThe Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is reporting a higher-than-usual number of emaciated elephant seal pups.