Tidepool Treasure Hunt!

Live Virtual Program – Tidepool Treasure Hunt!Friday, November 20, 10 AM PST Low tide at Cabrillo National Monument reveals a hidden world of fascinating creatures—meet some of them during this live virtual field trip with Cabrillo National Monument and the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM)! Join SDNHM Community Engagement Manager, Lauren Marino Perez and Cabrillo National Monument Biologist and Science Educator, Sam Wynns for an … Continue reading Tidepool Treasure Hunt!

The Octopus Teacher

TPERP Rex called to our attention this documentary on Netflix. If you get Netflix and want to learn more about the octopus, this is defintely worth watching. A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world. You can find more information from IDMB. (www.imdb.com/title/tt12888462/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0) Continue reading The Octopus Teacher

‘Alien’ Jaws Help Moray Eels Feed

VIP Mary provided us with this eeeeeellllllly information. Moray eels have a unique way of feeding reminiscent of a science fiction thriller, researchers at UC Davis have discovered. After seizing prey in its jaws, a second set of jaws located in the moray’s throat reaches forward into the mouth, grabs the food and carries it back to the esophagus for swallowing. Read more… Here is … Continue reading ‘Alien’ Jaws Help Moray Eels Feed

Lighthouse at night lit up with purple and gold with slideshow displayed on side of building.

Forward into Light Revisited

For those of you who were unable to attend the Forward into Light event celebrating the centennial of the 19th amendment, we have brought the event to you. The event was well received at the park occurring over four nights. Ranger Julieanne put together a slideshow which was shown during the event on the side of the lighthouse. We are providing that slideshow as a … Continue reading Forward into Light Revisited