Marine Life

Species Spotlight: Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina)

April 6, 2009, 1:35 pm
These shy, curious creatures call the chilly Pacific waters off the coast of California home. Visitors often catch glimpses of their heads bobbing in the coastal waters or see groups of them sunning themselves on the shores. In addition to the coastal waters of California, harbor seals live in ...

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Nature & Wildlife

Not just any species of plant or animal can adapt to the ecological demands of Acadia’s overlapping environments, but Acadia’s flora and fauna have flourished. Most of the park’s animals are adept at avoiding detection, but look carefully (and quietly) at dawn or dusk and you may see them ...

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