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Surfer suffers shark bite at Montana de Oro

A shark attacked and bit, but did not kill, a man surfing near the sand spit at Montana de Oro Sunday morning. [Tribune] Shortly after 11 a.m., an approximately 8 to 10-foot juvenile shark swam underneath the surfer and grazed... (Continue reading)

Elephant seals nap on boardwalk in San Simeon

Seal-watchers found two elephant seals lying on the boardwalk neighboring the mammal’s December getaway in San Simeon on Thursday morning. [KSBY] The seals broke through the fence at the Piedras Blancas Rookery, a feat that reportedly occurs every few years.... (Continue reading)

Warm ocean temperatures attract different species

Higher than usual ocean temperatures off the coast of California have attracted a menagerie of warm-water creatures that typically live in more tropical areas such as the Hawaiian and Galapagos Islands. [Mercury News] In mid-October, ocean temperatures off the Central... (Continue reading)

New red panda cubs at the Charles Paddock Zoo

The City of Atascadero and the Charles Paddock Zoo  announced Thursday the arrival of two new red panda cubs at the zoo. The cubs were born at the zoo on June 26, but have been kept under wraps until zoo... (Continue reading)

Emaciated bobcat attacks woman

An emaciated bobcat that attacked a woman Thursday at a Solvang resort was euthanized. [LATimes] The bobcat came up behind the 65-year-old victim, an employee at the resort, and bit down on her head. When the woman tried to brush... (Continue reading)

Central Coast beaches closed after multiple shark attacks

Three shark attacks in two days have led to the closure of Surf, Minuteman and Wall beaches in Santa Barbara County. On Thursday, an 8 to 10 foot shark attacked a surfer near Vandenberg Air Force Base. The shark scraped... (Continue reading)

Dead birds prompt warnings at Pismo Beach

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is warning people to stay away from sections of Pismo Beach after numerous bird carcasses appeared in the sand. [KSBY] “I leave my dogs in a stroller until we get to a spot... (Continue reading)

Shark spotted in Morro Bay

A commercial fisherman spotted a 10-foot shark in Morro Bay Sunday, prompting the city’s harbor patrol to issue a shark warning. [KEYT] The shark sighting was the second to occur in Morro Bay in a little more than a month.... (Continue reading)

Mountain lion snatches boy in Northern California

A mountain lion attacked a 6-year-old boy on a Northern California hiking trail Sunday afternoon and dragged him through nearby brush. [SF Gate] The boy was hiking with his family near a winery located in the Bay Area city of... (Continue reading)

Biotoxins killing Central Coast sea life

An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attacks the brain is killing sea life along the Central Coast of California and also poses a risk to humans. [Aljazeera] The California Department of Public Health closed fisheries in Monterey and Santa Cruz... (Continue reading)



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