Posts Tagged ‘sea lions’

The Happy Sea Lions of the Farallon Islands – All Playing Together with Whales

Monday, September 20th, 2010

This is the scene from five miles west of the Farallones.

Get the story of the whales right here.

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The Happy Sea Lions that You Can See from Sir Francis Drake Boulevard

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Understand that this was taken about 500 feet above the ocean, but nevertheless, this is what you can see from Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Point Reyes right by the famous lighthouse:

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You’ll hear them before you see them.

Aar, arr, arr, arr….”

Military Dolphins and Sea Lions Star at “Golden Guardian 2010″ Terrorism Drill

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Golden Guardian 2010” – it’s on!

Golden Guardian 2010 will be the sixth Full Scale Exercise (FSE) in the Governor’s Golden Guardian Exercise Series since 2004. The theme of Golden Guardian 2010 is terrorist attacks in multiple ports throughout California. The FSE will be aligned with the National Level Exercise, NLE10 (Improvised Nuclear Device in FEMA Region IX), and will take place over several days in May 2010.”

O.K. then. Joe Eskenazi has a full report with video.

A military dolphin today near AT&T Park:

On the job:

OMG, call Cute Overload. These critters salute when they’re not finding terrorists ‘n stuff:

Here’s a much better photo of a well-trained animal. Hard at work or hardly working? A military dolphin as seen in the Gulf:

Brien Aho / U.S. Navy

Never seen anything like this before…

The Romantic, Possibly Gay Sea Lions of San Francisco’s PIER 39

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

These fellows appear to be enjoying a quiet moment at the otherwise busy Fisherman’s Wharf area of San Francisco. Do some animals display a same-sex preference?

Anyway, look for these California sea lions yourself the next time you’re around Pier 39. You know, this is their season in San Francisco. Read up on their storied history here.

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Where have all the Fisherman’s Wharf Sea Lions Gone?

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

This was the scene the other day at Pier 39 in San Francisco. Those darn sea lions have all left, save one.

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Keep an eye out here. They’ll be back soon enough.