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Ask The Naturalist: Why Are There Humpback Whales In the San Francisco Bay Right Now?

July 18, 2017 by Bill Keener

Good news: there are likely more whales in the Bay because there are more whales overall.


Identify Anything, Anywhere, Instantly (Well, Almost) With the Newest iNaturalist Release

July 17, 2017 by

iNaturalist adds an option to use artificial intelligence to provide instant nature identifications.


Ask The Naturalist: How Do I Know If a Lizard Is Male Or Female?

July 03, 2017 by Tony Iwane

While there are few hard and fast rules in the natural world, here are a some things to look for when trying to determine the sex of a lizard.


Can You Take the Temperature By Cricket?

June 28, 2017 by Michael Ellis

Is it true that some crickets can tell us the temperature? If so, how does it work and what are the Bay Area species to listen for?


Meet the Bay Area’s Migrating Dragonflies

June 28, 2017 by Claire Peaslee

Most of the things flying over your head aren’t birds. Meet some of the large insects that propel themselves around the world and stop in Northern California.


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