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June 18, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual event
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Two young male elephant seals confronting one another
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The Elephant Seals of Piedras Blancas

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Take a virtual visit to the Central Coast rookery where northern elephant seals stop to breed, give birth, molt, and rest!

The northern elephant seal spends eight to ten months a year in the open ocean, diving 1,000 to 5,800 feet deep for periods of fifteen minutes to two hours, and migrating thousands of miles, twice a year, to its land-based rookery for birthing, breeding, molting, and rest. 

Docents from Friends of the Elephant Seal will introduce us to the denizens of the 6-mile rookery surrounding Point Piedras Blancas on California's central coast.

About Friends of the Elephant Seal
Friends of the Elephant Seal is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about elephant seals and other marine life and teaching stewardship for the ocean off the central coast of California. It is a cooperating association with California State Parks.