Los titeres, Puerto Adolfo López Mateos BCS

Jan 29, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Lion


Today, we spend our day visiting the breeding territory of the migratory gray whales, at the northern end of Magdalena bay, area known as the estuary of Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos. Mothers use the interior of this channel to stay protected and raise their newborn. We had the opportunity to watch whales and some of their behaviors.

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Octavio Maravilla

Naturalist

Octavio was born in Mexico City and moved to La Paz at age 19, to study Marine Biology at the Baja California Sur State University. He began his field research on California sea lions, working at Los Islotes, a small rookery close to La Paz City. Later, he expanded his research to all the sea lion colonies in the Gulf of California and over the Pacific coast of the Baja California Peninsula — aside sea lions, he studied three other species of Mexican pinnipeds, harbor seals, elephant seals, and Guadalupe fur seals.

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