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Endangered Species

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  • Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica

    Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica
    Local bird photographer Steve Smith walked around the southern entrance of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, hoping to get another glimpse of the elusive light-footed clapper rail.
  • Natural Perspectives: Priority should be preventing extinction

    An article in this week reported that a team of scientists from Japan and Russia believe that they may be able to produce a living woolly mammoth within the next five years by a cloning process. Key to their research will be finding an...

    Natural Perspectives: The return of vanished species

    When Vic and I were growing up, wolves had been extirpated from the lower 48 states and the California sea otter was thought to be essentially extinct. The last gray wolf in California was killed in Lassen County in 1924. Gray wolves were hunted...

    Natural Perspectives: 'Rapped' up in new teaching endeavor

    Vic must have thought that I didn't have enough to do, what with teaching at the Orange County Conservation Corps, writing this column, and attempting to grow 350 pounds of food this year. He asked me to team-teach his bird and natural history courses...

    In The Pipeline: The O'Reilly factor at Bolsa Chica

    "It's not a park, it's an ecological reserve!" So intoned my friend Ross Griswold, who tracks bird behavior at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. We ran into each other the other day on the trail and ended up lamenting the ever-increasing abuses by dog owners...