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What’s That Sea Snail Doing in the Aquarium? (Working.)

March 20, 2017 by

If you look closely at the California Coast exhibit next time you visit the California Academy of Sciences, you’ll see a bunch of small black sea snails. Are they there on purpose?


El Niño’s Gone, But Some Unusual Southern Visitors Remain on the North Coast

March 17, 2017 by Mary Helen Rowell

Biologists found 19 live pelagic red crabs in Bodega Bay in January, a first.


Alameda Point Harbor Seals Thriving on a New Dock

March 08, 2017 by James Jordan

Efforts to build a new dock for harbor seals in Alameda have paid off.


Letter to the Editor: Protecting Diversity Is the Opposite of Xenophobia

February 23, 2017 by Doug Johnson

Some non-native species are okay. But not all of them.


Ask The Naturalist: Do Badgers Hibernate?

February 22, 2017 by

Do badgers hibernate during the winter? And if not, when *do* they emerge from their burrows? Guest naturalist Susan Kirks answers.


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