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Caitlin Scully

  • Grays, Humpbacks, and Blues (Oh My!)

    By Audrey Evans, Education Specialist While the number of gray whales sighted this season has reached 424, we have also been seeing an increasing number of other baleen whales as well.…

  • Video: Sea Turtle Mystery Solved

    Since its arrival at Birch Aquarium at Scripps in 2014, the sex of our Loggerhead Sea Turtle has been a mystery. Learn how we solved the puzzle with the help of…

  • Whale Watching: Leaping to New Heights

    Whale Watching Updates: We are nearing the 300-mark for Gray Whales sighted this season. Highlights this past week have included a pod of over 100 Common Dolphins and a Gray Whale…

  • Photos: Fabulous Dolphins and Migrating Grays

    Whale watching is in full swing as we passed the 200-mark in mid January for Gray Whales sighted. Mixed in the Gray Whale sightings we have already seen three mother and calf pairs.…

  • SEA Days: Whale Tales

    Written by: Marissa Mangelli, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science,…

  • Photos: Cetaceans of San Diego

    December kicks off whale watching season in San Diego, and Birch Aquarium naturalists are ready to tell you all about the amazing marine mammals living off our coast. Here’s just a…

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