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Large-Mouthed Shark Gets Attention in Monterey

July 09, 2010 by Amos Hausman-Rogers

Some unwitting humans are bobbing in the water off the coast of California. A gigantic shark, 30 feet long, rises from the depths of the dark ocean. The shark slowly approaches the people, and then ...

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Beyond Jaws

January 01, 2010 by Glen Martin

Fast, silent, and deadly, the great white shark has long evoked both fear and awe among those who live, work, and play along the California coast. Yet for all its press--both good and bad--we've known remarkably little about the life of this iconic creature. But recent scientific studies using pioneering tracking techniques are finally giving us a better look at the white shark's wide-ranging haunts and habits.

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Give Me Shelter

October 01, 2008 by David Wimpfheimer

Harbor seals, migrating seabirds, and other wildlife find shelter in the productive waters of Drakes Estero at Point Reyes.

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Book Review: Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California

October 01, 2003 by Lorraine Rath

by David A. Ebert (text) and Matthew D. Squillante (illustrations), University of California Press, 2003, 284 pages, $19.95 (www.ucpress.edu).   Bat ...

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Great White Shark Diving

July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger

While most beachgoers or surfers in Northern California would prefer never to meet up with great white sharks, some folks ...

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Eye to Eye with Otters

July 01, 2003 by Lisa Zaretsky

Dubbed the cosmic center of the universe by locals, Elkhorn Slough is one of the richest wetlands along the California coast, a magnet for wildlife and humans alike. And the best way to see it all is in a kayak.

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Peering into Muddy Waters

April 01, 2001 by Ron Russo

One measure of the ecological richness of the Bay is its role as a major nursery for five resident species of sharks.

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