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Urban Birding in San Diego

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San Diego has a lot going for it. My family visited San Diego every year as part of a Disneyland-SoCal Road trip to escape the rainy Christmases at home near Portland, Oregon. My family visited San Diego every year as part of a Disneyland-SoCal Road trip to escape the rainy Christmases at home near Portland, Oregon.

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Overcrowding a factor in San Diego shelter outbreak of Strep zoo

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Four dogs at the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) have been euthanized after being infected with Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (also known as Strep zoo), which was complicated by infection with bacterial agents.

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San Diego Pelagic

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In August, we took a family trip to beautiful San Diego, seeing SeaWorld , LegoLand , and the San Diego Zoo. Or, because it is San Diego, getting away from the sun. Because of the proximity of Naval Base San Diego (homeport to the U.S. Bring sunscreen.

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American Association of Equine Practitioners – November 29-December 3, 2023

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The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) held its 69th annual convention from November 29-December 3, 2023, in San Diego. The association presented awards and seated new officials.

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Controversial Elephant Death at San Diego Zoo

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An animal rights group has called for a federal investigation into the death of an elephant at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Here's the full article from the Los Angeles Times. Umoya, a 21-year-old African elephant, died Thursday, possibly due to injuries suffered during an attack by another elephant.

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Collaborative List – Q3 2022

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Both of these birds were seen on my pelagic tour out of San Diego. The life list rises by 2 , to 4,126 species : 4,125: Townsend’s Storm-Petrel (California, US). 4,126: Cook’s Petrel (California, US). Good Birding!

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Blakiston’s Fish Owl on Hokkaido

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Blakiston explored parts of Canada and Japan (including Hokkaido) but eventually moved to the USA, thinking that it would be warmer there, but then dying of pneumonia in San Diego. How ironic. ” The post Blakiston’s Fish Owl on Hokkaido first appeared on 10,000 Birds.

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