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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”


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Police: Mountain Lion Spotted By Southwest Modesto Residents

Authorities are asking residents to be on the lookout after two possible mountain lion sightings in southwest Modesto.


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After Closing Budget Gap, State Of Calif. Is Being Asked To Pay $17 Million Owed To Counties

The state reimburses counties for property taxes on land it converted into wildlife refuges. Yuba County has not seen any money since 2002.


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Lice Appear To Be Behind Calif. Deer Balding

An invasion of aggressive lice appears to be behind the balding of deer across California and may even be linked to deer deaths, according to state wildlife officials who are studying the hair loss.


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Woman Driving To Work Hits Bear Near Georgetown

Residents of Georgetown in El Dorado County are used to seeing wildlife like raccoons, deer, even mountain lions. But Jennifer Loe was still shocked when a bear jumped in front of her SUV while she was driving to work Tuesday morning.


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Orca Found Dead On Marin County Beach

A 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.