Category Archives: Ocean Life

MALE SEA LION PROTECTING HIS FAMILY – LA JOLLA

“Hellooo Ladies!  Howz it going?” says the young male sea lion approaching the sea lion colony on the beach.  “The Beast”, head sea lion, immediately swims up & doesn’t even have to approach the young male who immediately gallops off down the beach.  No one messes with “The Beast”!

A GUIDE TO SAN DIEGO SEA SHELLS & SHELLY CAT BY THE SEA: ADVENTURES AT THE BEACH

What’s on your to-do list?!  Shelly Cat By the Sea has created a list to remind her to enjoy life!  Shelly Cat’s adventures at the beach teach children about our local wildlife and San Diego’s coastal environment.  Shelly Cat and her friends, Marv & Louis, have learned a lot about San Diego sea shells by reading ” A Guide to San Diego Sea Shells”!  Here’s an illustrated page from my book about Giant Owl Limpets – look closely in the photo for the owl silhouette – do you see it?!  You can easily purchase both  “A Guide to San Diego Sea Shells” and “Shelly Cat By the Sea:  Adventures at the Beach” from Amazon!

WHITE SPECKLED HARBOR SEAL

WHITE SPECKLED MALE HARBOR SEAL – This seal is seen only once a year around the mating season.  I just adore the white seals and we don’t often see the adult white seals so this sighting is a real treat.