Wildlife

Outdoor, Wildlife

They’re Cute—But Not Abandoned

It’s that time of year again: Seal pups are appearing on beaches along the Oregon coast. Though they may appear to be abandoned, most of the time they are just resting and waiting for mom. Beachgoers are asked to stifle their desire to assist these animals in some way, and […]

Bruce Mate by Hannah O'Leary
News, Wildlife

A New Oregon License Plate

NEWPORT, Ore. – A new Oregon license plate, with the image of a gray whale mother and her calf, will be available at Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles offices throughout the state beginning on Feb. 1. “This is a wonderful way to support marine mammal conservation on a local and […]

Oregon Coast Aquarium Olive Ridley X-ray check up
Wildlife

Sea Turtle Rescue Update

The two olive ridley sea turtles recently rescued by the Oregon Coast Aquarium did not make it, despite the aquarium’s best efforts to save them. The first sea turtle, named Donatello, stranded on Horsefall Beach in Coos Bay on Wednesday. The female olive ridley suffered from multiple breaks in her […]