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A Tale of Two Seals: Citizen Science At Piedras Blancas

This is the story of two young female seals who were born in different rookeries, to different mothers, within days of each other, 200 miles apart. When researchers tag and mark (with hair dye) elephant seals, it makes it possible to easily identify them throughout...

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#Watchingthoseweanlings …

We've been #watchingthoseweanlings with our docents who have shared their best images of this season's pups. Many thanks to Phil Arnold and Max Fowles for their beautiful imagery. Join the Friends of the Elephant Seal in celebrating the success of the 2021 northern...

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COVID 19 Update

COVID 19 Update-April 1, 2021 San Luis Obispo County is in the Red Tier- Substantial.  The current restrictions requires 100% masking and physical distancing in all public spaces. Check here for all current restrictions. While current restrictions encourage...

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