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Tortoises at the Living Coast

Animal Care Manager Lindsay Bradshaw Writes About Some of Her “Colleagues” Let me tell you about two of my colleagues:  One is in his 30’s and the other is in his 50’s (although they don’t look their age).  Their favorite food, and what they eat for lunch every day, is a leafy green salad, topped with a hibiscus flower, prepared daily especially for them. 
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Coast Weeks

Living Coast Takes Part in Coastweeks

Coastweeks Weekends at the Living Coast   September 19th – October 11th, 2015 11:00am – 2:00pm Join the Living Coast as we celebrate wildlife found along San Diego’s beautiful coast. Each weekend we will host fun, educational and interactive activities that show new and exciting ways to appreciate and protect the wildlife found in our own backyard! Activities are free with admission and are between 11:00 a.m. – 2:00
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Farm to Bay 2015 Wrap-Up

Living Coast Discovery Center Raised a Record-Breaking $96,000 at our Annual Farm to Bay Event The Living Coast Discovery Center raised $96,000 in net proceeds at its annual Farm to Bay event on Aug. 8, making it the most successful fundraiser in the center’s history. The funds were generated through a combination of sponsorships, ticket sales, auction proceeds and Raise the Paddle donations and
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The Giant Pacific Octopus at the Living Coast

SuperWild, Super Smart Giant Pacific Octopus Our SuperWild exhibit (running now through Labor Day!) features animals with adaptations so amazing they’re like super powers. These adaptations have to do with strength, speed, and camouflage — among others — and our giant Pacific octopus has all of those adaptations and more. In fact, our giant Pacific octopus (Latin name: Enteroctopus dofleini) is in the running
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Crowd of Owls

Owl-O-Ween 2015

Owl-O-Ween at the Living Coast 5-8 PM October 24th, 2015 Nothing’s as spooky as Owl-O-Ween at the Living Coast Discovery Center. And by spooky, we mean fun, hands-on, and sometimes gross, science! Help us celebrate everything October and learn about cool critters found right here on the Sweetwater Marsh. This fun Family Science Night is after hours — when some animals prefer to come
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Happy Hatching Day 2015

Pacific Green Sea Turtles at the Living Coast Turn Six What an Eggs-travaganza Happy Hatching Day will be! Help us celebrate the sixth anniversary of the hatching of our four Eastern Pacific green sea turtles at the Living Coast Discovery Center from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2015. These four male turtles were discovered, as eggs, and entrusted to us to
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