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Overnight Adventures…in a nutshell

Overnight Adventures…in a nutshell One of the coolest things The Living Coast offers is Family Overnight Adventures. Focused on family fun, wildlife adventures, snacks and sleepovers, you get to experience the Living Coast at sunset, nighttime and morning — when the general public is not normally allowed! You’ll arrive after hours, 5:45 pm, and carpool into the center. (Usually you have to take the
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The Garibaldi at the Living Coast

The Garibaldi at the Living Coast by Lindsay Bradshaw, Animal Care Manager If you have ever been out snorkeling or diving in southern California, you will notice a trend: brown fish, gray fish, black fish, another brown fish, spotted grey fish, more brown fish, et cetera, et cetera. It is a big contrast to the vibrant colors you see out on a tropical coral
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Bird Watching at the Living Coast

Go Birding with the experts at the Living Coast Bird Walks are included with your admission to the Living Coast and happen every Sunday at 11:45 a.m. and on the occasional Saturday. Bird Walks begin at the umbrellas at the entrance to the Living Coast Discovery Center and take place on some of the many trails managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Spiders! EEK!!!

Spiders abound at the Living Coast If you know where to look, you can find hundreds of spiders throughout the Living Coast grounds. This being the season of spooky, we wanted to let you in on a little secret: we’re surrounded by ’em! Like this feller on your left, a jumping spider (Salticidae) that just caught a fly. Oh, and they have four pairs
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Living Coast Participates in Kids Free in October

Kids Free in October The Living Coast Discovery Center is a proud member of the San Diego Museum Council and we’re supporting Kids Free in October (October 1-31, 2015). Children ages 12 and under receive free admission with a paid adult (limit two) when the coupon is presented. More information at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org/kidsfree

Agave In Bloom

Shaw’s Agave at the Living Coast about to burst into color You will not want to miss the color show that is about to happen at the Living Coast. One of our Shaw’s agave plants is about to burst into color. Why is this so exciting? Besides the spectacular color, these plants only bloom once in their lifetime after about 30 years. Additionally, Shaw’s
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