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Dead Gray Whale Washes Ashore At Torrey Pines

March 24, 2016
By City News Service

The discovery of the juvenile whale carcass near the Del Mar city limits was reported Thursday morning.

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San Juan Capistrano Trying To Lure Swallows To Mission

March 22, 2016
By Associated Press

Cliff swallows were once common at the mission, perching and nesting on its walls. They have just finished a month-long migration from Argentina and are nesting in Southern California.

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Several Ocean Beach Parrots Killed In Recent Days

Feb. 24, 2016
By Steve Walsh

A wildlife expert is concerned about the recent shooting of parrots on Point Loma.

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San Diego Receives Dogs Rescued From Korean Dog Meat Farm

Feb. 24, 2016
By City News Service

The San Diego chapter of Humane Society International has received more than 20 dogs rescued from a Korean dog meat farm.

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Scientists Examine Southern White Rhinoceros To Save Near-Extinct Cousins

Feb. 4, 2016
By City News Service

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park launched an effort to examine the reproductive systems of southern white rhinoceros brought to San Diego in an attempt to save their near-extinct cousins.

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Southern White Rhino Baby Makes Debut At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct. 16, 2015
By City News Service

Kianga, which means sunshine in Swahili, was born Tuesday to mother Kacy and father Maoto — their second calf together. She's the 94th of her species born at the Safari Park.

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Does California Coastal Commission Have Authority To Ban Breeding At SeaWorld?

Oct. 12, 2015
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld's request to expand the holding tanks for its killer whales on the condition that it halts its breeding program.

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Lawmakers Ask Obama To Update Animal Welfare Act

July 31, 2015
By City News Service

A group of federal lawmakers called on President Barack Obama's administration to update 20-year-old rules governing the treatment of captive marine mammals, such as killer whales at SeaWorld San Diego.

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San Diego Zoo Breaks Ground On $68M Africa Exhibit

July 29, 2015
By City News Service

The eight-acre Africa Rocks project is the largest in the San Diego Zoo's history.

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SeaWorld Now Caring For 15 Sea Lions, 6 Seals From Oil Spill

May 28, 2015
By City News Service

The animals were soaked as up to 105,000 gallons of oil spilled near Refugio Beach.

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Lawsuit Claims San Diego Animal Shelter Mistreated Dogs

May 28, 2015
By Associated Press

A former veterinarian claims in a lawsuit that San Diego county's animal shelter mistreated dogs by leaving them in unheated kennels, calling the dogs "ice puppies."

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SeaWorld Caring For 11 Sea Lions, 6 Seals From Oil Spill

May 27, 2015
By City News Service

The animals were soaked as up to 105,000 gallons of oil spilled near Refugio Beach.

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Cat Chat: San Diego Expert Decodes Feline Language

May 26, 2015
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A new book, "How To Speak Cat: A Guide To Decoding Cat Language," co-authored San Diego Humane Society President Gary Weitzman, aims to help cat lovers better understand their feline friends.

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San Diego Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

May 20, 2015
By City News Service

A female Masai giraffe born at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday is healthy and interacting with other members of her herd.

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Rare San Diego Rhino Dealing With Medical Issue

May 11, 2015
By Erik Anderson

A rare rhinoceros is getting medical care at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.